Diabetes Nutrition Articles

Why Eating Breakfast Is a Must for Diabetes Health

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Eating a healthy breakfast comes with health benefits, and not eating breakfast comes with health complications for diabetics. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Taste Trumps Nutrition in Our Food Choices

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Following a diabetic diet full of healthy and nourishing foods may seem difficult.

Everything You Need to Know About Protein, Red Meat, and Healthy Alternatives for Your Diabetes Diet

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Don't get your daily dose of protein just from red meat. Learn about healthy, delicious alternatives for those with diabetes at Diabetic Connect.

Mindful Eating for Diabetics

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 3 Comments

Mindful eating is increasingly popular for diabetics for weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight.

How Diet and Nutrition Affect Mental Health

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Recent research has made a strong connection between poor eating and mental health problems.

Diabetes and Food Combining

By Stefanie Sacks, Culinary Nutritionist, MS, CNS, CDN No Comments

Combine healthy foods correctly for improved diabetes health

No Need to Resist Pasta

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Refined pasta raises blood sugar levels. But a simple kitchen trick may allow you to eat more pasta with less effect on your blood sugars.

Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 5 Comments

Sugar may be more dangerous than we once thought. Here's what recent research reveals.

3 Diabetic-Friendly Treats for Valentine's Day

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Try these diabetic-friendly treats this Valentine's Day.

Nutrition, Diabetes, and Eating Disorders: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Summary of our Twitter chat on Jan. 27, 2015, with special guest Laura Cipullo, RD CDE

To Snack or Not To Snack? That’s the Question

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

Is snacking in your diabetic meal plan? Should you snack or not? Here are some guidelines to think about when it comes to snacking with diabetes.

Winter Warm-Up Menu—Sample Meals

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 3 Comments

According to the ADA, a good meal plan should have a wide variety of foods that fit with your schedule and eating habits. There are a variety of foods out there that can fit within…

New Food Ingredient Could Help with Weight Maintenance

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

A new food ingredient may help increase feelings of fullness after eating and prevent weight gain.

Truvia, PureVia, Stevia. Are They All the Same?

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE No Comments

Are stevia and stevia-based sweeteners as safe and natural as you think? Here are the facts you should know before you decide whether to use them.

Understanding Glucose, Fructose, and Sucrose

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Considered the allies and enemies of many diabetics, glucose, fructose and sucrose are important carbohydrates.

Can a Vegetarian Diet Help Glycemic Control?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Even though a vegetarian diet is often recommended to diabetics, it may not be the best method for controlling blood glucose