Diabetic Side Dishes: 10 Low-Carb Recipes to Accompany Any Main Dish

When it comes to low-carb side dishes, most diabetics find themselves surrounded by salads. Although leafy greens and colorful veggies are part of healthy eating and give us our carb-reducing fiber, sometimes we need a heartier dish the whole family can enjoy. That’s why we’ve gathered these easy diabetic side dishes to add something extra … Read more

Don’t Let Diabetes Haunt Your Halloween

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This is guest post from Beth Kelly. Individuals with diabetes must exercise caution on all major holidays, when an abundance of sugary treats and alcoholic beverages present constant waves of temptation. On no other night of the year is this more evident than on Halloween, a celebration traditionally centered on the consumption of candy. While … Read more

Whole Food Plant Based Diet

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A whole food plant based diet is receiving growing attention as one of the healthiest diets you can follow. This is particularly true if you have diabetes or cardiovascular disease. There are two very common questions people have when getting started with this type of diet. They are: What can I eat? How do I … Read more

Diabetes Diet Information

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Finding good diabetes diet information can be a challenge. For example, what does the American Diabetes Association recommend I eat? Is this the only choice? Is this the best choice? What about Low Carbohydrate diets? The right diabetes nutrition planning is essential for good health. Having diabetes forces one to look at food and meals … Read more

Latest Diabetes Food Pyramid

UPDATE 2011: The ADA and the USDA have abandoned the pyramid method of dieting. Please see the Plate Method for the latest recommended eating routine. I have left this article on the site for the time being for those of you who want to see how things used to be.   The latest diabetes food … Read more

Diabetic Exchange Diet

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The diabetic exchange diet is the American Diabetes Association’s gold standard for diabetic eating. What is it really all about? Where can I find a food list or chart for the diabetic exchange diet? How does it work? Let’s take a look. Curiously, many of the resources describing the diet on the American Diabetes Association … Read more

Diabetes and Stevia: The Wonder Plant?

What is the link between diabetes and stevia? Interestingly enough, stevia is a natural sweetener that doesn’t raise your blood sugar. Now, if you’re like me, this concept seems incredible to me, even a little unbelievable. Yet, this natural plant has not been without controversy, I would argue unfairly. However, before we get to the … Read more

Diabetic Exchange Lists

Our massive diabetic exchange lists make following your diet easy! Don’t guess at exchange values or waste time calculating them yourself. Our food exchange lists are easy to follow include the most popular foods around. As you know, there are six categories of foods in the traditional diabetes food pyramid. We have organized our list … Read more