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Choose high-fiber, slow-release carbs:

* Brown rice or wild rice

* Sweet potatoes or yams

* Whole-wheat pasta

*Whole-wheat or whole-grain bread

*High-fiber breakfast cereal (Raisin Bran, etc.)

*Steel-cut oats or rolled oats

*Bran flakes


*Peas or leafy greens and vegetables

*Fruits such as apples, bananas, mangoes, pawpaw, watermelon, pear etc

*Healthy proteins such as beans, fish, or skinless chicken or turkey


Foods and drinks to avoid for diabetics

*Avoid or limit highly refined carbohydrates like white bread, pasta, and rice, as well as soda, candy and snack foods

*Reduce or avoid soft drinks, soda, fruit juice and other sugar-sweetened drinks

*Alcoholic drinks including beer and wine


*Fast foods and other processed meals

*Reduce or eliminate fats found mainly in animal products such as red meat, whole milk dairy products and eggs.