The Essential Diabetes Shopping List

Keep your blood sugar levels in check with these food suggestions.

The Essential Diabetes Shopping List

By Toni Gasparis

Certain types of foods are better for your blood sugar than others. If you are diabetic and struggle with finding the right foods to eat or if you have a family history of diabetes, check out these food suggestions for the next time you go to the store. Registered dietitian and author of the book Skinny Liver, Kristin Kirkpatrick has tips and tricks to make sure your trip to the grocery store is beneficial to your overall health.


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Lean Protein

Lean protein, like whole soy sources, wild fish, and poultry, are healthier for the body than red meat. When you're looking to get your protein fix, stick to these lean sources for the best chance at reducing long-term problems.

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