Carbohydrates are foods that have the biggest effect on your blood glucose levels.
After you eat carbohydrates, your blood glucose rises. Fruit, sweet foods and drinks,
starchy foods (such as bread, potatoes and rice), and milk and milk products contain
carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are important for health. But when you eat too many at
once, your blood glucose can go too high. This is even more likely if you don't have or
take enough insulin for that food.
carbohydrates may raise blood glucose more than others. These include potatoes, sweets,
and white bread. Better choices are less processed foods with more fiber and nutrients.
Good options are100% whole-wheat bread, oatmeal, brown rice, and nonstarchy
Learn to use food labels that show added sugar. And try to find healthier choices,
particularly if you are overweight.