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.
How bad is chocolate for diabetics?
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 eating chocolate raise blood sugar?
Note: The foods listed above are easily absorbed and will raise blood sugar levels quickly. Foods that contain protein or fat — such as chocolate, candy bars, ice cream, cookies, crackers and bread — don’t raise blood sugar quickly enough.
Which chocolate is best for diabetics?
People with diabetes can still eat dessert in moderation, and dark chocolate is a good choice because of its heart-healthy nutrients.
What sweets can a diabetic eat?
Examples of some diabetic-friendly desserts that may or may not have artificial sweeteners include:
- granola (with no sugar added) and fresh fruit.
- graham crackers with nut butter.
- angel food cake.
- sugar-free hot chocolate sprinkled with cinnamon.
- sugar-free fudge popsicle.