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Does psyllium spike insulin?
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A portion of the fiber simply passes through your digestive system intact. This difference means that eating foods rich in fiber is less likely to cause a spike in high blood sugar. "Fiber doesn't require insulin [to digest], so it isn't counted as part of your carbohydrates," says Kranick.
Also, what is the glycemic index of psyllium husk?
|Food Name||White bread + 15 g psyllium fiber (Plantago psyllium) (soluble fiber)|
|GI (vs Glucose)||41|
|Standard Serve Size (g)||30|
|Carbohydrate per Serve (g)||17|
|Glycemic Load (GL)||7|
People also ask, can you have psyllium husk while fasting?
Research suggests that psyllium husk may provide several potential benefits: A large review of 35 studies found that taking 5-20 grams of psyllium per day significantly lowered fasting blood sugar and HbA1c values in people with diabetes and prediabetes.
Is psyllium husk good for diabetics?
Conclusion: The addition of psyllium to a traditional diet for persons with diabetes is safe, is well tolerated, and improves glycemic and lipid control in men with type 2 diabetes and hypercholesterolemia.