Can someone with prediabetes drink fruit smoothies?

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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:

Keto Pumpkin Smoothie:

Low-Carb Green Smootie:

Answered By dLife Expert: Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian living in Southern California.


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