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Keep It or Toss It? A List of Smart Food Swaps to Keep Blood Glucose in Check

Olive oil being poured into a bowl of greens.

Despite what you might imagine, managing type 2 diabetes isn’t about adopting a strict, limited diet and it doesn’t mean you no longer get to enjoy flavorful foods. In fact, it’s really about learning what works best for your body. And fairly often, you can actually just swap a food that works well for your body with a food that doesn’t work so well.

Level2 has an entire list of common food swaps that will keep your stomach happy and your blood glucose in check. Check out our list — including items to keep in your pantry or refrigerator and items to toss.