Monosaccharides: Fructose: (fruit sugar, levulose) One of the two most common naturally occurring dietary sugars, as it is primarily found in fruits. It does not often cause large spikes in glucose levels. Glucose: (corn sugar, dextrose) Another common natural sugar. The body creates glucose by digestion and breaking down carbohydrates into glucose, and can build… Read More »
Diabetics cannot make or properly use insulin, which leads to high blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Your diet is the best way to maintain stable levels of glucose to prevent issues and maintain good health, keeping a proper diabetic diet. Your doctor may have set you up with a meal plan, or brought in a nutritionist,… Read More »
Keto, Atkins, Low-Carb. All of these diets have been all over the news in the last decade, and as a diabetic, you know you must watch your carbohydrate intake, and all these have that in common. Monitor and, to a point, restrict carbs. But what’s the difference?