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Why Added Sugar Labels Matter for Diabetes Prevention

Why Added Sugar Labels Matter for Diabetes Prevention

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require the nutrition labels on food packages to display added sugars. Reducing sugar intake is an important goal for everyone, not only those with prediabetes or at risk of type 2 diabetes, but for everyone. Consuming sugar can lead to health problems such as weight gain, obesity, and heart disease.

Natalie Stein

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

Low Glycemic Foods List Guide

Low Glycemic Foods List Guide

The glycemic index (GI) of a food is a measure of how a specific food with carbohydrates causes blood sugar to rise. It is given as a number compared to the effect on your blood sugar of eating either glucose (a type of sugar) or white bread. This low glycemic foods list can help you make the healthiest choices!

Natalie Stein

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