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Is Honey Nut Cheerios Good For Diabetics

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Can Diabetics Eat Too Many Cheerios?

Aglaee Jacob is a registered dietitian. She has experience working with people who have diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and obesity issues. Jacob obtained a bachelor of science and a master of science, both in nutrition, from Laval University in Quebec City, Canada. Each cup of Cheerios contains 21 grams of carbohydrates.Photo Credit: RonOrmanJr/iStock/Getty Images Cheerios is one of the many popular breakfast cereals regularly consumed by many Americans, including diabetics. These breakfast cereals are low in fat, low in sugar and contain a type of fiber called soluble fiber, which has been shown to help lower LDL cholesterol levels. However, like all breakfast cereals, Cheerios contain carbohydrates, a nutrient that needs to be controlled in order to keep your blood sugar levels within the recommended target of 70 to 130 mg/dL before your meals and no more than 180 mg/dL two hours after the start of your meals. Carbohydrates are found in sugar, starchy vegetables, fruits, milk, yogurt as well as in grains such as breakfast cereals. Whenever you consume carbohydrates at a meal or at a snack, these carbohydrates are converted to small molecule of sugar, or glucose, Continue reading >>

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  1. lisaloo2429

    Breakfast cereal

    Can anybody tell me what kind of breakfast cereal is okay to eat. Sometimes in the evenings that's all I have time for.

  2. Mickey/CCHT

    I take cereal to work a lot because it's easy and quick. Since D i've been more cautious of which kinds i eat. I found this Kashi U it's called. It has a high carb count, but it's complex carbs and i use almond milk also now and it didn't spike my bs. I don't eat it alot, but it was good and very filling. Also plain cheerios with fresh blueberries is good!

  3. Young1s

    I love cereal but only have it once, maybe twice a wk now. Suprisingly enough Honey Nut Cheereios is only 22g with 9g of sugar, 2g of fiber & 2g of protien. On the otherhand, Kashi Go Lean (original) is 30g but has 6g of sugar, 10g of fiber & 13g of protein. I usually go for the Cheerios, some fresh fruit & a cup of tea of since I am limited to 45g per meal.

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