A healthy, balanced diet with regular meals, three times a day, is one way to control blood sugar levels.

As part of a healthy diet, Bupa advises, "Include carbohydrates like whole wheat pasta or potatoes in every meal, and it's a good idea to eat greasy fish every week whenever possible."

"Your family doctor may refer you to a nutritionist who can advise you on how to keep your blood sugar levels under control."

In recent years, there has been a tendency to consume more herbal foods and their benefits have been increasingly explored.

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