Beat the Sweets: Tips for Lowering Blood Sugar

Learn the basics of cutting out sugar for good.

Beat the Sweets: Tips for Lowering Blood Sugar

Whether you have diabetes or prediabetes, or simply want to reduce your risk for developing diabetes, lowering your blood sugar is an important part of maintaining overall health. This comprehensive action plan takes you beyond the basics of simply cutting out sugar, showcasing the dietary changes, food replacements, exercise regimens, and supplement information required to lower or stabilize blood sugar.

Rethink dessert

If you’re one of the many who need something sweet after dinner, replace traditional, sugar-loaded desserts with fiber-rich fruits like apricots or blueberries. Sugar-laden desserts late at night can cause a blood sugar spike and subsequent low that can disrupt your sleep and your metabolism. An apple or handful of blackberries will take care of your sweet tooth without sending you on a blood-sugar on a roller coaster.

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