Can someone with prediabetes drink fruit smoothies?

Published on December 28, 2017

Can someone with prediabetes drink fruit smoothies?

Most fruit smoothies aren't a good idea for people with diabetes or prediabetes because they are high in carbs and sugar, which raise blood sugar and insulin levels. However, you can create a low-carb smoothie using vegetables or berries, sugar-free protein powder, and a healthy fiber-rich fat source like avocado or nut butter.

Here are a few recipes to try:

Low-Carb Cherry Chocolate Protein Smoothie: https://www.sugarfreemom.com/recipes/low-carb-cherry-chocolate-protein-smoothie/

Keto Pumpkin Smoothie: https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/post/2013/10/05/Pumpkin-Smoothie

Low-Carb Green Smootie: http://the-lowcarb-diet.com/low-carb-green-smoothie/

Answered By dLife Expert: Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian living in Southern California.

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