Everyday Foods That Could Give You Diabetes

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Simple carbohydrates behave like sugars in the body’s digestion process. Foods with a high glycemic index can affect the body’s blood sugar level. Refined starches, like white breads, white rice, and white pastas can raise your risk of Type 2 diabetes. Stick with whole grain versions of your favorite carb-filled foods. Also, studies showed that whole grain cereal was linked to a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

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