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People living with diabetes have to pay extra attention to the foods that they eat to make sure that it is balanced with insulin and oral medications (if they take them) in order to manage their blood glucose levels. This could be a lot of work, but if you take the time to create healthy meal plan, you can make better choices throughout the day and improve your overall health. Foods with a low glycemic index (GI) are great for creating nutritious meals that will keep your blood glucose levels in balance. Foods with a low GI include beans, dark leafy vegetables, citrus, sweet potatoes, berries, tomatoes, whole grains, nuts, fat free yogurt/milk, and fish high in omega-3 fatty acids. Non-starchy vegetables and foods high in protein are essential parts of a diet for a life with diabetes. The following collection will give examples of what foods to avoid and which you can indulge in. This includes drinks and alcohol, and all of the sweets we know and love. These eating tips will help you continue your happy and healthy life.
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