Having diabetes shouldn’t keep you from enjoying a wide variety of foods including some of your favorites. People with diabetes have the same nutritional needs as anyone else. Learn to plan healthy meals to help you manage your diabetes, and you can enjoy your food while eating healthily.

What can I eat?

Don’t worry too much about what you can and can’t eat. Living with diabetes doesn’t mean you have to be hungry all of the time. Learn to balance your meals and make healthy food choices. Once you get used to eating healthier, it will begin to come naturally. You will be able to relax and enjoy a variety of delicious meals. Start with a meal plan or take a look at some healthy recipes.

Making healthy food choices

Knowing what to eat can be confusing, but a few basic tips can make eating what’s good for your body simple. Look at the “eat more of this, less of that” guide for simple substitutes you can eat to keep your body nourished.