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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Root Beer Float

If you’re vigilant about your sugar intake, one old-fashioned treat that you would never even consider is a root beer float. Sugary soda with a …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—French Fries

Using sweet potatoes or the crunchy vegetable called jicama (pronounced hik’-a-ma), you can enjoy crisp, salty fries now and then without the …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Rice Stand-Ins

Many people are still confused about whether or not white rice is good for you. For one, we are often told that the Asian way of eating is a healthy …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Frittatas

The problem with quiche is generally the pie crust. Flaky, tender, salty––and full of bad fats and nutritionally empty carbohydrates. A standard, …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Split Pea Soup

When it’s cold outside, sometimes there’s nothing better than a steaming crock of chowder, bisque, or any creamy, rich soup. Cream-style …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Macadamia Nuts

If you love shortbread or coconut butter cookies, try this trick. Take a handful of roasted macadamia nuts and close your eyes. Pop a few in your …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Sprouted Bread

Be adventurous, and try something new this week: Buy some sprouted bread. Why? These breads can be more nutrient-packed and have less impact on …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Yogurt

If you like it, you probably already have your favorite yogurt varieties and know that it makes for a great snack or dessert if you watch the carb …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Mushrooms

Mushrooms are an adult food––their earthy flavor and texture are for the sophisticated palate––but most of us never get much past the white, …

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Great Food Swaps for Diabetes—Mashed Potatoes

To have comforting, creamy, mashed potatoes without chalking up 35 grams of carbs in a one-cup serving, try this half-and-half strategy. Use half the …

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