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Cold Breakfast Cereal and Blood Sugar Spikes

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Cold Breakfast Cereal and Blood Sugar Spikes

pinehurst | Aug 23, 2012 11:45 AM

We've found that my DH reacts to grains; for example....Dreamfields Spaghetti? Huge spike in BG for him, despite the "lower glycemic index" tagline.

He *loves* cold cereal in the morning....but I've been doing lots of box-reading, and stuff that looks like it'd be good (like Special K Protein Plus), has three types of sugar in it.

Is there any diabetic friendly cold cereal out there? I had two recommendations at my local whole foods, one for Fiber One (which is very high fiber, and has no sugar but is not low carb), the other for Qi'a Superfood Flax/Hemp/Chia (I believe?) cereal.

Any suggestions? We have been doing things with eggs and egg whites, lean meats at bfast, but esp in the hot weather, I think he'd love cereal and a splash of cream on top.

Any DM folks have suggestions? If cereal is a no no, it's a no no...we'll deal.

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