5 diet tips for managing blood glucose

Here are  five diet tips to help people regulate their blood glucose levels (BGLs) with food.

1 – Low Glycemic Index (GI) carbohydrates

GI is a ranking (0-100) of carbohydrate foods and their effect on blood glucose after consumption. GI describes the quality of the carbohydrate but the quantity still needs to be considered. Low GI foods (0-55) are digested more slowly and cause a slow rise and fall in blood glucose and insulin. These foods include orchard fruits, legumes, sweetcorn, wholegrain breads, porridge, muesli, durum