15 Diabetic Food Swaps to Lower Blood Sugar

Instead, Eat: Dark Chocolate

Try dark chocolate! Dark chocolate is healthy for you, believe it or not. Studies have shown dark chocolate can improve health and lower your risk of heart disease. This is probably because it gives your body lots of Vitamin K for bone strength, selenium to help prevent coronary heart disease, and antioxidants to keep free radicals out of your body and help prevent cancer.

However, moderation is still vital when it comes to this treat. Dark chocolate can still increase your waistline if you eat too much. That being said, it’s still a much smarter choice than milk chocolate–which can expand your waistline too but without any of the good health benefits that dark chocolate provides. 

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