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10 Breakfast Mistakes to Avoid If You Have Diabetes

Skipping Breakfast:

Skipping breakfast can lead to overeating later in the day and can cause blood sugar spikes.

Consuming Sugary Cereals:

 Many cereals are high in added sugars, which can lead to rapid blood sugar spikes.

Overlooking Portion Sizes:

Eating excessively large portions can contribute to elevated blood sugar levels.

Not Including Protein:

Lack of protein can result in unstable blood sugar levels throughout the morning.

Ignoring Fiber:

Low-fiber breakfasts can lead to quick digestion, causing blood sugar spikes.


Opt for low-GI options such as whole grains, legumes, and non-starchy vegetables to help control blood sugar.

Drinking Sugary Beverages:

Sugary drinks can contribute to elevated blood sugar levels without providing satiety.

Relying on Processed Foods:

Processed breakfast items often contain hidden sugars and unhealthy fats.

Skipping Healthy Fats:

Include sources of healthy fats like avocados, nuts, and olive oil in your breakfast.

Neglecting Regular Monitoring:

Regularly check your blood sugar levels to understand how different breakfast choices affect you and make adjustments accordingly.