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