Almonds are one of the nutrient-dense nuts. Do you recall how elders at home prompt us to eat almonds for maintaining sharp memory? Well, they do improve brain health, lower cholesterol levels, promote weight loss and reduce high blood pressure. But can diabetics eat almonds? Do almonds increase blood sugar levels? Let’s dive deep to get all your answers and understand the overall health benefits of almonds for diabetes.Contents:
The glycemic index of almonds is zero. It practically doesn't have any effect on your blood sugar levels. Therefore, almonds can be safely consumed by diabetic patients without any apprehension.
One serving of Almonds (approximately 23 Almonds) contain:
Calories: 165 Kcal
Proteins: 6 g
Fats: 14 g
Fibers: 3.54 g
Sugar: 1.2 g
Vitamin E: 35%
Diabetics can consume almonds at any time of the day as a snack without any issue. However, the best time to have almonds is for breakfast. You can soak the almonds overnight and then peel off the skin and consume not more than 4 almonds for breakfast.
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