Eggs Blood Sugar Killer

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Impact Of Eggs On Blood Sugar Levels

Eggs are inexpensive and jam-packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and healthy fats. One medium egg contains 63 calories, 6 grams of protein and 4 grams of fat -- most of which are heart-healthy unsaturated fats. Their protein and fat content, along with their lack of carbohydrates, makes eggs an excellent choice if you’re watching your blood sugar levels. Enjoy this versatile food for breakfast, lunch or dinner, but consume egg yolks in moderation if your cholesterol is high. Video of the Day The glycemic index ranks how much a food increases your blood sugar in comparison to glucose, a sugar. Foods ranked 55 or less are low-glycemic-index foods. Medium-glycemic-index foods are 56 to 69 and high-glycemic foods are 70 and above. The higher the glycemic index of a food, the faster it increases your blood sugar levels. Low-glycemic-index foods have little to no impact on blood sugar levels. Eggs do not have a glycemic index value because they contain less than 1 gram of carbohydrate and therefore do not influence your blood sugar levels. Improve Your Blood Sugar An egg for breakfast may lower your blood sugar levels for the rest of the morning and improve overall blood sugar leve Continue reading >>

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  1. cherisepeterson

    Blood sugar and hard boiled eggs (I know, strange title)

    Now I've been diabetic for 10 years now and have this strange problem that every endocrinologist I have ever asked about it has no idea why this is true. I was always taught by ever nutritionist that eggs are free. So why is it I can be perfectly normal and then shoot clear up? That's all I eat is 2 hard boiled eggs.

  2. furball64801

    My feelings are eggs are free, not in the store though ha ha. It might just be the liver dump, are you doing any activity then, exercise house work anything. How long has it been since you ate the body is going to do a dump if it perceives not enough food.

  3. jimt1cgms

    Funny thing, my eggs say 2 carbs each. Same thing goes for a slice of cheese. Seems that most proteins have some equivalence of carbs. YDMV

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