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Eating out with diabetes is easier with the right information. Use the tips in this section to take the stress out of ordering at a restaurant, or make your own restaurant-style recipes at home.
¡Delicioso! Turn to these diabetes-friendly recipes when...
¡Delicioso! Turn to these diabetes-friendly recipes when you’re craving Mexican food. Whether you’re looking for authentic Mexican recipes or Tex-Mex food, we’ve got skinny salsas, veggie-packed taco recipes, and easy low-carb casseroles that are sure to impress.
These hearty diabetic recipes for burgers and sandwiches, such...
These hearty diabetic recipes for burgers and sandwiches, such as grilled chicken, pulled pork, and brats, are full of protein and lower in carbs, making them smart (and delicious) choices for your healthy eating plan. Make a lean beef patty, or opt for a veggie burger or turkey burger—we’ve got burger recipes to satisfy your cravings without weighing you down.
We made over your favorite Mexican dishes to be lower in carbs...
We made over your favorite Mexican dishes to be lower in carbs and fat. Once you've had a bite, you'll be saying, "Mas, por favor!"

Best Foods for Diabetes

Good Fats, Bad Fats
In the past, eating low-fat seemed the way to go. Now experts...
In the past, eating low-fat seemed the way to go. Now experts say it’s fine to eat a bit more fat, but be sure to eat more good fats and less bad fats. We explain which fats fall into each category and why.
Overwhelmed by the salsa choices on your grocery store’s...
Overwhelmed by the salsa choices on your grocery store’s shelves? Wonder what options are best for people with diabetes? We gathered salsas at supermarkets, health markets, and big-box stores that met our health requirements and won taste approval from people like you. Find out which salsas made the cut! Please note that product information, packaging, and availability may have changed since our story first appeared. 
Some fruits, veggies, and grains are so good for you that they...
Some fruits, veggies, and grains are so good for you that they practically have superpowers. These power foods are packed with antioxidants and other disease-fighting nutrients. Plus, they're delicious in recipes. Try some today!
What are the best yogurts for people with diabetes? Try one of...
What are the best yogurts for people with diabetes? Try one of our yogurt winners or finalists that are dietitian-approved and taste-tested. We conducted blind taste panels with more than 100 people, including people with diabetes, and named the top-rated yogurts the winners of our Diabetic Living What to Eat contest.     Please note that product information, packaging, and availability may have changed since our story first appeared. 
When sugary, fatty, or salty treats seem to be calling your name...
When sugary, fatty, or salty treats seem to be calling your name, it can be tough to resist them. With a little creativity, you can satisfy your cravings with healthy snacks for diabetes. Here we show you how to bypass some of the most tempting snacks while still treating your taste buds and boosting your daily nutrition.
Fast food is not off-limits for people with diabetes, but...
Fast food is not off-limits for people with diabetes, but knowing what to order makes all the difference. Check out our top picks for healthier eating at fast-food restaurants.

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