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Kiwi: The Ultimate Low-GI Snack

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Due to its high water content, low GI, and low GL, kiwi is capable of slowing down the absorption of glucose in the bloodstream, which helps in regulating blood sugar levels. fibre. Kiwi fruit contains various vitamins and minerals that can enhance eye health, skin health, and heart function, which are areas where diabetic patients often experience complications.

How to Eat Kiwi for Balanced Snacking
• Avoid pairing it with other fruits, as that would increase the carb load of that meal/snack and cause spikes.
• Pair it with a source of fats such as nuts or nut butter or mixed seeds to have a better glucose response.
• Practice portion control to one fruit at a time.

Kiwi fruit extract can regulate adipocyte differentiation and function, which is strongly linked to insulin resistance and diabetes development. The fibre in kiwi helps in lowering the absorption of glucose from other foods in the same meal. Kiwi is rich in vitamin C, which enhances insulin sensitivity and reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes. Thus, incorporating kiwi into the diet can be advantageous for people with diabetes or those prone to developing it.

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