Diabetes Eating Do's & Don'ts (continued)
DO: Have protein with meals. Lean protein is great for people with diabetes because it does not raise blood sugar levels and it helps you feel satisfied. Good protein sources include: eggs, chicken, fish, turkey, lean meat, nuts, beans, yogurt, cheese, and cottage cheese.
DO: Eat fruits and vegetables daily. The recommendation is to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables daily. If you are not coming close to this recommendation, make sure you are eating at least some fruit and vegetables every day and then work toward the bigger goal of five servings per day.
Here is a delicious gluten-free chili recipe to help you up your veggie intake. It's perfect for a cold winter day!
NOTE: The information is not intended to be a replacement or substitute for consultation with a qualified medical professional or for professional medical advice related to diabetes or another medical condition. Please contact your physician or medical professional with any questions and concerns about your medical condition.
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