Yes, people with diabetes can eat chocolate.
Dark chocolate is probably the healthiest pick.
It has high cocoa solids and a lower amount of carbs so it won’t affect your sugar levels as much as standard milk chocolate.
What chocolate can diabetics eat?
Diabetes UK says: “It’s a myth that you can’t eat chocolate if you have diabetes. Just eat it in moderation, rather than using it to satisfy hunger, and don’t eat a lot in one go as it affects your blood sugar levels.”
Does dark chocolate raise blood sugar?
Chocolate fans, rejoice! Yes, in fact, this snack could lower your diabetes risk according to Endocrine Abstracts. Daily consumption of dark chocolate is associated with positive effects on insulin sensitivity and blood sugar — two key factors in developing diabetes.
Does dark chocolate contain sugar?
In general, dark chocolate contains less sugar than milk chocolate and white chocolate. Dark chocolate with higher percentages of cacao solids typically contains even less sugar. Sugar content varies among chocolate manufacturers, so it is advisable to check the nutrition label.
Which dark chocolate is the healthiest?
Healthy Dark Chocolate Brands
- Pascha. Organic, fair trade, non-GMO dark chocolate.
- Endangered Species. 72% Cacao and 88% Cacao bars (panther).
- Alter Eco. USDA Organic and Fair Trade.
- Taza. 80%, 87%, and 95% cacao bars.
- Green & Blacks. 70% Cacao and 85% Cacao bars.