snacking

Snacking between meals is ok as long as you are nibbling on something healthy. Remember you can eat unlimited amounts ...

limit your fat consumption

Buy lean-cut meat, trim off excess fat – and eat smaller portions. Remove skin from poultry before cooking

high glycemic and low glycemic

Low glycemic index-rate foods are based on how high they raise blood sugar within two hours after they are consumed. Fruits, vegetables and whole grains

the healthy diabetic lifestyle!

Yes it is obvious that you should eat less but sugar is just one piece of the puzzle for someone with diabetes, only one ingredient in the whole nutritional pie

Fats - the Good & the Bad

As you read labels, look for products that contain monosaturated fats with little or no saturated & trans fats. Remember that all fats are high in calories

fats - the calorie heavyweights!

Fats are the most concentrated source of food energy, providing lots of calories but little nutrition.

Eat to Beat

Here are some simple meal planning suggestions:

Breakfast

Most people with diabetes think eating breakfast will lead to higher blood sugar levels, or increase blood sugar levels that may already be high.

Diabetes & Drinking

Many people with diabetes wonder if it’s ok to drink alcohol. Best advise is to consult your doctor about appropriate alcohol intake for your specific situation.

Living With Diabetes

Living with diabetes means a constant balancing act between the food you eat and the insulin you produce yourself or take by injection, along with the exercise you get. Insulin provides the mechanism for burning the food for energy to run your complex body. Exercise lowers your blood sugar level. If you eat more food, you will need more insulin and more exercise. If you eat less food, you will need less exercise and insulin. That’s simple.