3 healthy food swaps to keep your blood sugar levels in check

Recipes provided by Mary Ellen Phipps

HOUSTON – November is National Diabetes Awareness month. It's a time dedicated to spreading awareness about the different forms of diabetes and empowering those living with the disease.

Diabetes affects tens of millions of Americans, including about 1.5 million who will be diagnosed in this year alone.

The three most common types of diabetes diagnosed in the US are: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes.

Registered dietitian, Mary Ellen Phipps with Milk and Honey Nutrition, is living with type 1 diabetes, so she knows the importance of keeping our blood sugar levels in check.

Phipps shares easy swaps we can make in our diets that promote stable and steady blood sugar levels.

Check out these 3 key areas she recommends to focus on:

FAT SWAPS: PLAIN TOAST VS. AVOCADO EGG TOAST

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