Going to the Grocery Store With Diabetes: The Meat Aisle

February 26, 2016By 0 Comments

The meat aisle at most grocery stores has become a confusing combination of real meats and products that are posing as such with all manner of different labels. For people with diabetes, there is one thing about this section that beats all others — there are no carbs to account for (although if you really overdo it, too much protein can in fact raise blood sugar)! This doesn’t mean that the meat aisle is a free-for-all or that we should fall into the trap of high-protein fad diets. There are a lot of pros and cons to consuming this type of protein, and it is important to consider factors that may affect your health in other ways, even if you don’t need to take insulin for that rib eye…

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