6 Foods That Can  Increase Blood  Sugar

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White Grains

White grain-containing foods, such as white bread, pasta, and rice.

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks

It’s really hard to control blood sugar if you’re drinking sweetened beverages.

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Fast Food

Sure, no one is calling fast food a health food, but we tend to think about hamburgers and french fries being high in calories and fat.

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Yes, it’s true that fruit can spike blood sugar levels, but that’s no reason to strip it from your diet entirely.

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These foods pack a greater quantity of carbs compared with nonstarchy vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and lettuce.

Starchy Vegetables

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Even dairy milk counts as a carb, but it’s a carb with a low GI, according to Harvard Health Publishing.

Nondairy Milk

Nutrition information varies by brand, so be sure to read the label.