It is therefore imperative to limit your intake of carbohydrates to ward off the threat of high blood sugar levels.
It is worth nothing that not all carbs present the same risk.
The type, and amount, you consume can make a difference to your blood sugar levels and diabetes management.
High GI foods include:
- Sugar and sugary foods
- Sugary soft drinks
- White bread
- White rice.
Low or medium GI foods are broken down more slowly and cause a gradual rise in blood sugar levels over time
They include some fruit and vegetables, pulses and wholegrain foods, such as porridge oats.
This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: Health Feed