Diabetic Diet (cont.)
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Starches are bread, grains, cereal, pasta, and starchy vegetables like corn and potatoes. They provide carbohydrate, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Whole grain starches are healthier because they have more vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
Eat some starches at each meal. Eating starches is healthy for everyone, including people with diabetes.
Examples of starches include:
How much is a serving of starch?
If you have more than one serving at a meal, you can choose several different starches or have two or three servings of one starch.
Print out this chart. Then fill in the blanks with how many servings of starch to have at meals and snacks.
What are healthy ways to eat starches?
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2014
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