Will steak raise blood sugar? Meat, even fatty steaks, won’t raise your blood sugar, but the extra calories of supersized portions can hamper weight loss, and being overweight makes diabetes harder to control.
What is the best steak for a diabetic? Lean Meat Choices (3g fat/ounce and 55 calories)
Beef: USDA Select or Choice grades trimmed of fat such as round, sirloin, flank steak, tenderloin, roast (rib, chuck, rump); steak (T-bone, porterhouse, cubed); ground round.
What kind of meat is best for diabetics?
- some beef cuts, such as sirloin, flank steak, tenderloin, and chipped beef.
- lean pork, such as fresh, canned, cured, or boiled ham, Canadian bacon, and tenderloin.
- veal, except for veal cutlets.
- poultry, including chicken, turkey, and Cornish hen (without skin)
What meats should diabetics avoid? People with type 2 diabetes should limit or avoid high-fat cuts of meat, such as regular ground beef, bologna, hot dogs, sausage, bacon, and ribs, because like full-fat dairy, they’re high in saturated fats, explains Kimberlain.