Carrots have a bad rep as a high carb vegetable, but is that really true?
Can you eat carrots without spiking blood sugar?
Carrots are low in calories, fat, and protein.
Carrots are also packed with nutrients including vitamins A, C, and K, calcium, potassium, along with many antioxidants.
When you look at the net carbs (total carbs minus fiber content) of carrots, one cup yields just over 8 grams.
8 grams of net carbs really doesn’t amount to that many carbs, especially when you compare it to starchy vegetables.
When you have diabetes, it is important to pay attention to your carb intake throughout the day to manage blood sugar levels.