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The Surprising Food Group that Prevents Diabetes

The Surprising Food Group that Prevents Diabetes

Quick: can you name a food that bumps up blood sugar? Some examples are white pasta and white rice. White bread is another example. Here is another question - Can you name a food that may lower diabetes risk? You may be surprised to learn that pasta, bread, and rice may be correct answers, with a caveat.

Natalie Stein

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Expert | Assistant Professor of Public Health

Protein: Quality Over Quantity for Diabetes Prevention

Protein: Quality Over Quantity for Diabetes Prevention

Protein is a focus for many people who are trying to lose weight. That certainly makes sense, since protein helps delay hunger and stabilizes blood sugar. However, the protein story is not as simple as “more is better,” and not all protein sources are the same.

Natalie Stein

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Expert | Assistant Professor of Public Health