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Learn about diabetes nutrition topics, including eating heart-smart foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, eating more veggies, and choosing healthful fare.
Markets are filled with fresh summer berries. Add them to your...
Markets are filled with fresh summer berries. Add them to your grocery list, and then try these delicious, easy berry recipes to brighten your plate and get a pop of nutrition.
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.
When hunger hits, what’s stocked in your pantry is...
When hunger hits, what’s stocked in your pantry is ultimately what ends up on your plate. And if you’re like most people, some not-so-good options sneak into your kitchen. Make a clean sweep of your eating habits, starting with pitching these unhealthy foods from your pantry in favor of more diabetes-friendly swaps.

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Looking for a nutritious and delicious cracker to snack on? Try...
Looking for a nutritious and delicious cracker to snack on? Try one of our 18 cracker 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 crackers 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. 
Looking for a better snack chip? Try one of our 18 winners or...
Looking for a better snack chip? Try one of our 18 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 awarded the top-rated pretzels, flavored chips, cheesy chips, plain potato chips, BBQ chips, and corn chips our Diabetic Living What to Eat seal of approval.   Please note that product information, packaging, and availability may have changed since our story first appeared. 
Looking for a better breakfast cereal? Try one of our 18 cereal...
Looking for a better breakfast cereal? Try one of our 18 cereal 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 awarded the top-rated flakes, O's, and puffed cereals our Diabetic Living What to Eat seal of approval.   Please note that product information, packaging, and availability may have changed since our story first appeared. 
Think you need to swear off bread because you have diabetes? Not...
Think you need to swear off bread because you have diabetes? Not true! Try one of our 18 bread finalists or winners that are dietitian-approved and taste-tested. We conducted blind taste panels with more than 100 people, including people with diabetes, and awarded the top-rated breads, buns, and tortillas our Diabetic Living What to Eat seal of approval.   Please note that product information, packaging, and availability may have changed since our story first appeared. 
Want to find a salad dressing that's both delicious and good...
Want to find a salad dressing that's both delicious and good for you? Try one of our 18 salad dressing finalists or winners. We conducted blind taste panels with more than 75 people, including people with diabetes, and awarded the top-rated salad dressings our Diabetic Living What to Eat seal of approval.   Please note that product information, packaging, and availability may have changed since our story first appeared. 
You can enjoy a full plate of food yet cut calories with this...
You can enjoy a full plate of food yet cut calories with this simply smart approach to weight loss. Plus, get 1,500-calorie-a-day menus showing what to pass up and what to choose for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack.

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Diabetes Nutrition Stories

Take the guesswork out of choosing the most healthful foods at...
Take the guesswork out of choosing the most healthful foods at the supermarket. We put together helpful tips to make the trip as painless as possible, from writing an efficient grocery shopping list to knowing which meat and dairy products to buy.
Have you heard the buzz about food label updates? Find out more...
Have you heard the buzz about food label updates? Find out more about the FDA’s proposed label changes, and see how they might help you better manage your diabetes.
While research shows you can successfully prevent or manage...
While research shows you can successfully prevent or manage diabetes following a variety of eating plans, some researchers and health care providers slant toward plants. We give you the rundown of what different eating plans, such as raw, vegan, lacto-vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, pescatarian, and flexitarian, include and exclude and how they can reduce risk of disease and promote better health. 
Eating a handful of nuts every day could add years to your life...
Eating a handful of nuts every day could add years to your life, according to a large, well-done study. Find out how to get the benefits, plus learn tips for enjoying nuts more often. 
What does "added sugar" mean? Find out the top added...
What does "added sugar" mean? Find out the top added sugars in our food and drinks and why they're used.
There's a lot of mystery inside those little pink, blue, and...
There's a lot of mystery inside those little pink, blue, and yellow packets. Despite decades of use, artificial and natural sugar substitutes still provoke lingering concerns among consumers. Here's what you need to know about the safety of sugar substitutes, what they're in, and how to use them to your advantage.

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