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A 30-year-old male asked:

if sugar is to be eliminated due to its effect on blood sugar & diabetes,then why r foods that have higher effect on blood sugar like rice allowed?

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Simple....: First you have to live....then develop disease ...then die. So for your sustenance.....you need carbohydrate......rice , wheat, barley, variety of other grains, potato for immediate and sustained supply of energy. Diabetes is a disease of Insulin dysfunction, lack of ability to burn the calories you consume, idle life style.

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Last updated Nov 10, 2015

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