Eating nutritious meals and snacks is one of the most important things you can do for your health. These resources can help you learn more about portion control, meal planning, fats and other facts about diet and nutrition.
  • This basic resource provides essential nutritional information to people who want to prevent the onset of diabetes or to manage diabetes.
  • Did you know your hands can be very useful in estimating appropriate portions? Use this portion guide when planning a meal to estimate how much you should eat.
  • Preparing food that both tastes good and is good for you is not a magic trick. A few simple planning and preparation tips will help you to make healthy, delicious meals that everyone will love.
  • Balancing healthy food with regular physical activity can help prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes or complications. Here are some tips for enjoying healthy foods and meals.
  • Carbohydrate counting is a flexible way to plan your meals. Follow these steps to count carbohydrates and help manage your blood glucose (sugar) levels.
  • Find meal planning ideas for including the Glycemic Index as part of healthy eating.
  • In general, there is no need to avoid alcohol because you have diabetes. However, there are a few questions to consider and some steps to take to reduce the risk of having low blood glucose (sugar).
  • Most adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are at high risk for cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke. Learn more about managing your cholesterol and eating well.
  • Fibre often takes a back seat as dietary fashions change, but it remains an essential nutrient and a vital part of healthy eating for everyone, including those with diabetes.
  • Foods naturally contain small amounts of sodium, but most of the sodium in our diet is added during food processing. Learn more about how you can reduce salt intake without losing taste.

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