Do diabetes and rice mix? Will eating rice raise your A1C and blood sugar levels if you have diabetes? Does rice cause type 2 diabetes? Here is what you need to know about how rice can affect blood sugar and insulin, and how you can make rice a healthy part of your life.
Unlike sugars and starches, fiber does not pile on the calories and spiking your blood sugar. Instead, fiber benefits can include stabilizing blood sugar, lowering cholesterol levels, and improving digestion. With all those benefits of fiber, it is unfortunate that the average American consumes barely half the recommended amount of 28 grams per day for a 2,000-calorie diet.