Butter Beans - Effect On Blood Sugars For T1?
Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community Butter Beans - effect on blood sugars for T1? Hia - can anyone tell me their experience with eating butter beans and the effect it has on their blood sugars. I'm thinking of using them in a soup or stew or just making my own beans gigantes (basically homemade beans baked beans without sugar) as we have in Greece. I've been eating small tins of baked beans recently (17g carbs) and they produce excellent blood sugar results after 2 hours. Thank Butter beans come in at 36 on the glycemic index so are classed as a low-gi food. I use beans all the time in stews and stir-fry's and have never experienced postprandial highs, try them and test afterwards to see what effect they have! Will do - think I was more concerned about postprandial lows due to the slow release :crazy: Will do - think I was more concerned about postprandial lows due to the slow release :crazy: That's something else to consider, it depends what else you have with the meal which could alter the gi-value, as I say it's better to test and see and adjust insulin accordingly. I love Sainsbury's Butterbean Continue reading >>