12 Best Fiber Foods
When you think of fiber, do you think of bran flakes and Metamucil? Whether you have diabetes or not, it's smart to look at a food's fiber-to-carbs ratio. Carbs raise blood sugar but fiber can moderate that rise.
Fiber comes with a host of other health benefits, too -- and fiber foods make you feel full, thus helping beat back the flab!
Here are 12 to add to your grocery list today ...
Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 11/14.
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Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...