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What are good sources of fiber if I want to help prevent diabetes?

Focus on foods your body digests slowly so blood sugar is released into your bloodstream gradually. Here are some good examples: Beans, such as kidney and pinto, are a low-fat, nutritious source of protein, plus they're also high in fiber. Whole grains are nutrient-rich, high in fiber, and low on the glycemic index so they don't rush into your bloodstream at warp speed. Fruits and veggies are also high in fiber and typically low-cal so eat up.

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