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Type 2 diabetes: Breakfast swaps to incorporate to help keep blood sugar levels healthy

For breakfast choices to keep to a minimum, the biggest culprits are granola with chocolate containing 24g of sugar, granola with dried fruit, nuts or seeds containing 10.8g, and sugar frosted cornflakes containing 11.5g of sugar.

To put it into perspective, The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends woman to consume only 25g of sugar and men 37.5g of sugar a day.

Oats have been proven to be the best breakfast for diabetics. Oats improve insulin sensitivity and are one of the healthiest grains on earth.

Studies show that oats have many health benefits which include weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease.

Despite being a high-carb food, it is highly recommended for people with diabetes to opt for the oats in the morning.



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