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Eating Right with Diabetes Type 2

Because of the poor diets that most of us have lived with a majority of our lives, the number of those now living with Type 2 Diabetes has skyrocketed in recent years. While there is no direct cure for Type 2 Diabetes, monitoring your diet and exercising on a regular basis can definitely help curtail the negative effects of this affliction.

However, eating right with Type 2 Diabetes isn't always easy. The wrong quick snack or too much on one particular item can quickly send your blood sugar spiking which can be lethal while not eating enough can leave you dragging all day long. There are some easy guidelines though that can make sticking to a diabetes diet plan easy, and a few basic rules include:

Watch Your Carbs

Carbohydrates have the most direct impact on blood sugar because they are immediately broken down into sugars by the body. Because of this, most diabetic need to closely count the number of carbohydrates they consume on a daily basis. Complex carbohydrates, such as those found in dark, leafy veggies, are always better than simple carbs, and there are several easy diabetic recipes available online that can teach you how to adequately add them in to your everyday meals.

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