Any sweet or sweetener is best avoided if you have diabetes. Palm jaggery is better out of all natural sugars. But again, it is not the glycemic index (35-40) that matters. The problem is all sugars contain a combination of glucose & fructose (the sweet molecule). Fructose in excess causes fatty deposition causing Fatty Liver, which in turn causes Liver Insulin Resistance. It is always wise restrict sugars in metabolically unhealthy individuals till reversal of Insulin resistance.
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Dragon Fruit For Diabetes, Is It Advisable?
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The Effect of Grapes on Blood Sugar: A Diabetic’s Guide
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