High Fiber Diets: Can they control Diabetes?

Hey guys and gals, Today we are blessed to hear from another blogger, Kelly Crawford who writes for Hardboiledbody.com She is going to talk about high fiber diets and how they can fight diabetes. This ties in perfectly with my new book on the subject of reducing sugar intake so I though it would resonate on this site. Take it away Kelly: High Fiber Diets: Can they control Diabetes? If you suffer from diabetes, taking control of your diet is of paramount importance to your health and well-being. Most people, diabetic or not, do not have enough fiber intake from the correct foods, which gives the long term prospect of staying healthy and challenging diabetes, somewhat an uphill struggle. If you have diabetes, the most important thing is to maintain your blood sugar levels. Fiber certainly assists with this, plus, the correct daily intake will improve your heart health and combat cardiovascular disease which is a serious danger for diabetics. What is fiber? When people hear the word ‘carbohydrate’, most instantly assume that these are bad for you. However, dietary fiber is a carbohydrate gleaned from plant-based foods. The difference between this type of carbohydrate and the ‘naughty’ ones, is that it is not digested or absorbed into the body, but it has a starring role in keeping you healthy. There are two types of dietary fiber, soluble and insoluble,...

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