March is National Nutrition Month. Here is article with tips on eating healthy when you have diabetes:
Eating Right with Diabetes
Reviewed by Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN
Published March 8, 2019
More than 30 million Americans live with diabetes, both diagnosed and undiagnosed. Changing eating habits can be the most challenging aspect of diabetes self-management, but diabetes is manageable.
Managing diabetes means maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Along with proper medication and physical activity, this also requires balancing the foods you eat.
A registered dietitian nutritionist can help you develop a personalized eating plan to manage your diabetes, ensuring you're getting the proper amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fats in your diet.
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, taking the lives of 2,200 people each day. In addition, 103 million adults have high blood pressure and 6.5 million are living with heart failure. While genetic factors do play a part in cardiovascular disease, the good news is 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action. Simple lifestyle changes can make a big impact when it comes to heart health.
Show your heart some love with these 10 tips: