Use these seven rules to tap into the power of foods that can naturally slow sugar absorption, so you can keep eating meals you love.
Quick Quiz: Are You At Risk Of Diabetes?
If you have any three of the following signs, the odds are about 5 to 1 that you have insulin resistance–a condition that puts you in danger of metabolic syndrome and diabetes.
1. A waist that measures 35 or more inches if you’re a woman–or 40-plus inches for that man in your life
2. A blood triglyceride level of 150 mg/dL or greater
3. An HDL level of less than 50 mg/dL if you’re a woman–or less than 40 for a man
4. Blood pressure of 130/85 mmHg or higher
5. Fasting blood sugar greater than 100 mg/dL