I like to eat great northern beans. Are they ok for diabetics?

Topics: Diet

Yes, great northern beans are very healthy to eat when you have diabetes; however they do have carbohydrates and will raise your blood sugar but are good in moderation. 1/2 cup of great northern beans typically has 15 grams of carbohydrates and 5 grams of fiber and is also equivalent to one “carbohydrate choice”.  Carbohydrates are important to include as part of a healthy eating plan since your body uses them to produce energy. Talk to your doctor about seeing a registered dietitian. They will be able to work with you to determine how many grams of carbohydrate per meal are right for you.

Posted on February 10, 2011 by:

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