How to Count Carbs in 10 Common Foods
1 cup nonfat skim milk = 15 grams or 1 serving
Dairy foods provide calcium, protein, vitamin D, and other key nutrients, so if you like them, definitely include them in your diet.
But skip full-fat milk for skim, and choose low- or no-fat dairy products.
People with diabetes frequently have high cholesterol and high triglycerides, and weight is often a concern, hence avoiding dairy fats is important, Kaul explains.