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These 11 Foods Have Been Found By Science To Lower Blood Sugar

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2. Olive Oil

Olive oil is a popular choice because of its status as the “healthy oil”. Rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs are considered a healthy dietary fat, according to the Mayo Clinic), olive oil has the ability to prevent cardiac disease. A recent study revealed that consumption of extra-virgin olive oil after a meal immediately lowered post-prandial (after eating) blood glucose and low-density lipoprotein, also known as “bad cholesterol”. [4][5]



3. Blueberries

Blueberries are not just an excellent fruit to add to your oatmeal or shake. They are fruits high in phenols, a compound that is an excellent antioxidant. In a study published in 2013 suggests than high blueberry intake (of at least 75 grams) could improve post-prandial glucose levels by increasing uptake by the cells. [6]



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