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Can eating sweet potatoes reduce the risk of diabetes?

Sweet potatoes may actually help stabilize blood sugar and lower insulin resistance. Sweet potatoes have a lower glycemic index than other spuds, which helps soften their impact on your blood sugar. And research shows that their high carotenoid content may be particularly useful in the blood sugar battle and the battle against diabetes.

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