Carbohydrates, or sugars, are your bodies preferred fuel. Examples of carbohydrates
are fruits, starches, milks and many vegetables. These foods supply us with
important nutrients for health and disease prevention.
|Whole grain bread
Whole grain cereal
Whole wheat pasta
|Baked goods (pastries, cakes, cookies)
Refined breads and cereals
To balance our blood sugars we need to evenly and consistently
distribute our carbohydrates intake over the day in 3 meals and 0-3
snacks as needed.
It is important to know your personal carbohydrate targets
for a healthy balanced diet and to balance blood sugars with your
diabetes management plan.