Healthy Eating with Diabetes

Healthy eating with diabetes doesn't have to be a lofty goal. Having diabetes doesn't mean you have to give up some of your favorite foods or dining out at restaurants. You just have to know the right foods to choose. A Virtua dietitian and diabetes educator provides helpful diet tips for diabetics.

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Surrounded by fast food, eating healthy can seem like an impossibility. But with a little planning, you can come out on top. Virtua cardiologist Vivek Sailam, MD, explains how.

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A new study found that consuming just 300 fewer calories—the equivalent of six Oreo cookies or three Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups—each day can help protect your heart and curb your diabetes risk.

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The Top-10 Foods for a Healthy Diabetes Diet - Virtua Article

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A healthy diabetes diet contains a variety of foods that help regulate blood sugar, boost metabolism and keep your hunger in check. Here are the 10 best foods to try.

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What Do You Eat on a Diabetes Diet?

The American Diabetes Association offers guidelines to help with meal planning. They have proven effective whether you are cooking at home or eating out.

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The Diabetes Diet That Doesn't Cut All Your Favorite Foods

A common misconception about diabetes is that you have to cut out sugar. But that's not so. These principles will help you develop healthier eating habits.

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