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5 Foods To Balance Blood Sugar

Good health is all about balance, especially when it comes to blood sugar. Eating the proper ratio of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates at every meal keeps blood sugar stable, helps maintain physical and emotion balance, stops food cravings, and sustains energy levels. Balance your blood sugar by eating from the following list regularly, and don’t forget to keep your body hydrated with PLENTY of water each day. You can’t eat enough of these! Look for nutrient-dense options such as kale, spinach, and broccoli, which are loaded with fiber and calcium. Eat them at every meal! Wild caught fish, free-range beef, and eggs are excellent sources of blood stabilizing protein. Eat 4 to 6 ounces at least twice a day for blood sugar balance Grab a handful of almonds or walnuts for a healthy snack that keeps you satisfied and stable. Nuts are a great source of fiber, healthy fat, and protein. Lentils, garbanzo beans, and hummus are high in fiber, low in fat, and a good source of protein, keeping blood sugar nice and steady. Be sure to soak beans overnight, which will ease digestion. To balance blood sugar, avoid foods that spike insulin levels, increase inflammation in the body, and lead to Continue reading >>

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  1. Rip55jcp

    I'm testing various food items to see if it has an effect on my blood glucose and is something I should remove from my diet. For example, I make SF pudding with HWC. Pudding mix reports 0 carbs and 0 sugar. BG was 80 prior to eating it. BG was 101 an hour after eating it. Serving size was 1/2 cup. Would this spike be enough to determine that I should not eat this much HWC?

  2. MarkGossage

    HWC is not really zero carbs though.. so it may be the carbs in that which caused a minor rise..also of course depends what was in the Mix...
    Maybe try just having the HWC (I sometimes freeze it for 45 minutes to make iced cream) and see if that causes a similar spike.

  3. A.S.McClain

    I have been testing too, and am also confused about how high a rise in BG should constitute a "spike." Double digits? Only if it pushes it over some number, like 105? For instance, one particular meal raised my BG by 25 points, but it remained under 100 - so is that meal OK to eat, or something to avoid?

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