- Words: 1510
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Business - Miscellaneous
- Paper #: 3988465
The amount of carbohydrates, rather than the source, is the primary concern. Blood glucose levels are influenced by the food preparation process, the amount of food, sugar absorption and the combination of foods.
Carbohydrate counting assigns certain carbohydrate grams or exchanges these with specific foods. Computations determine insulin need, which lead to a better control of blood glucose levels over a broad range of foods. Diabetics may even add moderate