• Type 2 diabetes is caused by many factors, and what you eat is one of the things that you can most control. Some foods seem OK at first glance, but they contain hidden sugar or excess saturated fats that can lead to health problems.

Cutting back on these foods can improve your overall health and help you lower your risk of diabetes and other diseases associated with diabetes.

While no single food directly causes type 2 diabetes, this article discusses foods to limit to help improve your overall health and decrease your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Starchy Vegetables

Vegetables are typically recommended as part of a healthy diet. However, some vegetables contain more carbohydrates than others. These are called starchy vegetables.

If you are trying to decrease your carbohydrate intake, lowering the amount of starchy vegetables you consume can help. Some starchy vegetables include potatoes (all varieties), corn, green peas, and winter squash such as pumpkin, butternut squash, and acorn squash.

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Article submitted to MSRN by Pat France, MSRN Member and a Senior