There are 20.8 million children and adults in the United States (7% of the population) who have diabetes. Although the management approach and medications for diabetes vary depending on the type of diabetes, age, health status, and lifestyle factors, diet is always a key factor.
And the good news is that there are foods you can add to your diet that will help control diabetes. There's no reason to be deprived of the pleasure of great food–defy diabetes and eat well. For more information on diabetes, visit the Amercian Diabetes Association.
2 of 7Autumn Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette / Cooking Light
Eat at least 5 to 8 servings of vegetables and fruits each day. Here are a few recipes to help you get started.