Diabetes Nutrition Articles

Powerhouse Foods That Could Prevent Chronic Disease

By Shayli Lones No Comments

Not all fruits and vegetables are created equal.

Research Says – Six Small or Two Large Meals?

By Jewels Doskicz 3 Comments

diabetes holds the power to make us question consuming one of the very things that keep us alive and well — food.

Strategies to Avoid Eating as a Coping Mechanism

By Jeanette Terry 1 Comment

Eating to feel better is a terrible coping mechanism. It may seem comforting in the moment, but eating when stressed will almost always come back to bite you.

Problem Foods: Can People With Diabetes Eat Refined Sugar?

By Amy Reeder 8 Comments

It's common for diabetics to have people ask them if they can eat any sugar. Let's clear up some of the myths around whether diabetics can eat refined sugar.

A Warning for Low-Sodium Dieters

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

The DASH diet has lots of great attributes, but salt substitutes can spell disaster for those with diabetes.

5 Ingredient Substitutions for Healthier Cooking

By Shayli Lones No Comments

Simple food ingredient substitutions can benefit your healthy lifestyle without sacrificing flavor.

5 Benefits of Balsamic Vinegar

By Shayli Lones 3 Comments

Balsamic vinegar may have powerful benefits for your health.

Eat a Lot of Meat? You May Be at Higher Risk for Cancer and Diabetes Complications.

By Shayli Lones No Comments

A study shows that middle-aged adults who eat a high-animal-protein diet are more likely to die of cancer than those who eat a low-protein diet.

Problem Foods: Can Diabetics Eat White Rice?

By Amy Reeder 1 Comment

White rice is one of those foods that diabetics aren't sure if they should eat. Learn what a registered dietitian and CDE has to say at Diabetic Connect.

Why You Should Add Lentils and Beans to Your Diet

By Shayli Lones No Comments

Why are lentils and beans so good for people with diabetes? Here are the reasons - plus yummy low-carb bean and lentil recipes!

The Cost of Healthy Living — Food Prices and Type 2 Diabetes

By Shayli Lones 3 Comments

Rising grocery prices may make your blood sugar levels rise too. Learn why, and see tips to help you eat healthy for less.

Sugar or Fat — What's Worse?

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. 3 Comments

We've been told to avoid sugar and fat, but which one is worse than the other?

What Fiber Can Do For You

By Jeanette Terry 1 Comment

Why do diabetics need fiber?

Problem Foods: Can Diabetics Eat All-Purpose Flour?

By Amy Reeder 9 Comments

Should diabetics replace all white-flour foods with other types of grains? Learn what a registered dietitian and CDE has to say at Diabetic Connect.

Salmon: A Food to Fight Inflammation

By Kate Cornell 2 Comments

Learn why inflammation is harmful and how eating more salmon could help reduce it.

Fight Inflammation With This Fresh Catch

By Shayli Lones 1 Comment

Omega-3 fatty acids from fish may help fight inflammation. Learn which fish are best, and check out our favorite delicious fish recipes.