Foods made from refined grains, such as white bread, rice and pasta, can cause your blood sugar to rise faster than complex carbohydrates found in whole-grain, high-fiber foods. Look for "100% whole grain" on labels and add fiber by eating lentils or beans 2 or 3 times a week.
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