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Meals and Recipes

Knowing what to serve and eat for dinner can sometimes be a challenge - especially for people with diabetes. While eating healthy foods is important for everyone, it's essential for people with diabetes.

Whether you are a person with diabetes or a family member or friend, you can prepare a meal that is healthy and tastes great. Look for recipes that are low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars. Experiment with recipes that include fruits and vegetables, fish, lean meats, chicken or turkey without the skin, dry peas or beans, and low-fat or nonfat milk and cheese. Other healthy ingredients are foods high in fiber, such as whole grain cereals, breads, crackers, rice, and pasta.

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Page last updated: May 13, 2021