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Best Supplements for Diabetes, According to Dietitians

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Samantha Leffler of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 6: If you have diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2) taking supplements can be pretty tricky, as even minor changes in a diabetic's diet can lead to fluctuations in blood sugar, which in turn can cause a whole host of other problems.However, seeing as diabetics also must contend with things like blood sugar spikes and inflammation, incorporating supplements into one's daily routine can also be very helpful and may even potentially lessen some of the harmful effects of the disease. For example, there's evidence to suggest that berberine can lower blood sugar levels in diabetics, and there's additional research that shows vitamin D can improve insulin sensitivity.While it's crucial to talk to your doctor before taking any supplements, we reached out to several registered dietitians to get their expertise regarding which of the dozens of supplements on the market today are best suited for diabetics.Read on, and for more on how to eat healthy, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

Best Supplements for Diabetes, According to Dietitians

If you have diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2) taking supplements can be pretty tricky, as even minor changes in a diabetic's diet can lead to fluctuations in blood sugar, which in turn can cause a whole host of other problems.

However, seeing as diabetics also must contend with things like blood sugar spikes and inflammation, incorporating supplements into one's daily routine can also be very helpful and may even potentially lessen some of the harmful effects of the disease. For example, there's evidence to suggest that berberine can lower blood sugar levels in diabetics, and there's additional research that shows vitamin D can improve insulin sensitivity.

While it's crucial to talk to your doctor before taking any supplements, we reached out to several registered dietitians to get their expertise regarding which of the dozens of supplements on the market today are best suited for diabetics.

Read on, and for more on how to eat healthy, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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