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Hello i'm diabetic. peas are often in my food. are they high in natural sugar?

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Dr. Pacita David answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Pass the peas please: Though peas contain carbohydrate, their high fiber and protein content slow digestion. This results in moderating blood glucose levels.They rate low on the glycemic index scale, which is a ranking of how carbohydrates affect blood sugar. You list irritable bowel syndrome as a condition. Peas are a soluble fiber, which promotes gentle regularity necessary for people with IBS. Hope this helps. Best.

Answered 6/20/2017

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