Features August 2017 Issue

What You Should Know About a Diet for Diabetes

A diet for diabetes includes fiber-packed foods, such as vegetables and beans, and lean proteins, such as fish.

What You Should Know About a Diet for Diabetes

Cutting back on carbohydrates is only one part of the eating changes necessary for diabetes management.

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes demands a number of changes to everyday life. In addition to medications and more exercise, one of the biggest adjustments you have to make is to your daily diet. But a diet for diabetes isnít simply one that includes fewer carbohydrates (though that is crucial). Youíll need to look at how you time your meals, how much protein and fiber youíre consuming, and get to know the foods you should be eating and those you should avoid.

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