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If this program is recommended for people with diabetes, why are there so many carbs and sugars?

While some of the Nutrisystem menu items may look off-limits for those living with diabetes, they’re actually healthier versions of your favorite foods, designed with the right balance of fiber-rich, low-glycemic carbs, lean proteins, healthy fats and no more than 12 grams of sugar in each meal.

These nutrients help you digest glucose slowly to prevent blood sugar spikes, while keeping you full and satisfied.

The Nutrisystem weight loss program integrates the science of the Glycemic Index, which measures the quality of carbohydrates and how they impact your blood sugar levels.

If you’re looking to lose weight, you should minimize high glycemic carbs and instead, seek to incorporate more lower glycemic options into your diet to help keep your blood sugar levels stable and your appetite in check. With the recommended combination of low to medium glycemic grocery items and the high protein, high fiber Nutrisystem® meal plan, we do the work for you. Learn more about the Glycemic Index here. >

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