Diabetes: Eat to Live

Does what you eat affect your diabetes? Yes! Obesity and type 2 diabetes among adults and children are on the rise, because we’re eating foods that are high in fat, sugar and calories and not getting enough exercise. The Eat to Live section shares advice to help you eat healthier and keep your diabetes under control, too.

Step 2: Change Your Eating Habits
To control your blood sugar level and lose necessary weight, the food on your plate will have to change. Don’t think of it as a diet, but a healthier way to eat

Eat Fast and Healthy

For the record, we don’t condone fast food dining at all, especially for those on a diabetes diet. We prefer healthfully planned meals prepared with love. But ...

Diabetes Diet: The Sweet Truth About Sugar

Should a person watching their blood sugar actually eat sugar as part of their diabetes diet? It’s a good question. And, diabetics need to know that their ...

Diabetes: The Basics of Healthy Eating

Healthy eating can have a major impact on how well you maintain normal blood glucose levels. That is why managing your diet wisely is an important part of ...

Vegetables for a Diabetic Diet

Vegetables for a diabetic diet – do you absolutely need them? Yes. “Eat your vegetables,” mom always advised. As usual, mom was right. They are a must in any ...

Calcium-Rich Foods for a Diabetic Diet

Research suggests that calcium-rich foods for a diabetic diet can help lower the risk of or improve diabetes. Great news, right? It’s not a bad defender ...

Nutrition Labels 101 for Diabetics

Many don’t bother to read nutrition labels. Is this you? Do you often zip through the table of contents of a book before you buy it? Do you check out the label ...

Fruits for Diabetics

Are there special fruits for diabetics? Good question. Fruit is one of nature’s tastiest foods. When you’ve got a sweet tooth, grabbing an apple or a slice of ...

Diabetic Foods: Whole Grains

Wondering where bread fits on your list of diabetic foods? Starchy carbohydrates (or carbs) get such a bad rep, especially the breads, rice and potatoes we ...

Diabetes Diet: Avoid Work Weight Gain

Worried about weight gain at work? Plenty of diets go south as soon as you get to the job. Too many temptations exist – from the box of donuts at the 10 a.m. ...

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