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Is cheese OK to eat if you have diabetes?
Cheese loaded with fat and salt is a contentious subject when it comes to diabetes and health in general. While many people enjoy it as part of their diet, the ADA recommend reduced-fat varieties over regular fat cheese.
Does cheese spike blood sugar?
Will cheese affect blood sugar levels? Cheese has a low glycemic index (GI), meaning that it releases glucose slowly and will not trigger significant blood glucose spikes. People often consume cheese alongside other foods, however, and some of these may spike blood glucose.