Sugar Balance : Blood sugar spikes, insulin is pumped out to meet it, and terribly soon you have got a sugar low and feel hungry once more. If you're fighting obesity and diabetes, white rice and white pasta aren't your friends.Does that mean no pasta or rice in your diet. No, it means you seek for alternatives. 2 great ones are brown rice and whole wheat pasta. Both are out there at your food market next to the white versions.They are still carbohydrates, and you have to watch portions, however they need fiber to bog down digestion. That means their is lower. They require less insulin.) And if you add some sensible protein and fat (olive oil, maybe) it lowers the load even more.