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Diabetes Portion Control Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diabetes Portion Control.

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes

When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Drop 10

If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Smart Snacking

Whether you want to lose weight or simply eat healthier, enjoying a couple of snacks each day is a smart habit for many people. Eating a planned snack between meals can help curb your hunger (and therefore prevent overeating at mealtime) and also inc...  Read more

''Free'' Foods for Diabetes

In diabetes meal planning, blood sugar control is the main goal. Typically, people with diabetes are advised to follow carbohydrate-controlled diets in order to minimize blood sugar spikes and manage their disease. Since many foods contain carbohydra...  Read more

new to Diabetes
Updated 4/12/2014 1:05:03 AM

I have just been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I knew it was going to happen but I ignored the warning signs. Now I am hoping I can get some help with menus. My A1C is 7.1, not terrible but has to be lowered. I am also overweight by about 15 lbs. I...  Read more

Food Labels Have Gotten Out Of Control
Updated 4/12/2014 1:03:26 PM

I thought this was a great article: Food Labels Have Gotten Out Of Control, And Now We Hate Shopping. There is nothing so defeating as buying and consuming something you thought was helping you get fit and healthy and then realizing it's packed with...  Read more

PORTION CONTROL SERVINGS.
Updated 4/8/2014 1:38:15 PM

EAT PORTION CONTROL SERVINGS WHEN YOU HAVE DESSERT. THAT WAY TOU WON'T HAVE TOO MUCH. AND WALK AWAY WHEN YOU ARE DONE. SAY NO TO ANYMORE....  Read more

Starting to take control of my life
Updated 4/5/2014 5:27:24 AM

Hi everyone, I'm 27 yrs old male and have weight of 222lb with height of 5' 9". Can't wear decent dress due to my huge waist size. I feel drained and energy less all day. Work seems to suffer from this. And depression is the end result of all th...  Read more

Diabetes....
Updated 3/31/2014 9:14:43 PM

What do you do when you swear your blood sugar is trying to sabotage you... If it keeps dropping and you have to keep eating.. Are there any tips...  Read more

Portion control

i like to use small bowls and plates for portion control it helps me control my portions30...  Read more

Eggnog Latte - Killer for the season

How does one stay away from these if you love eggnog? I am having a difficult time, so, instead, I decided to allow myself one a week.Portion control....  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more

Is Everyone Being Too Hard on Paula Deen?

Paula Deen's recent announcement that she has type 2 diabetes set the media ablaze with speculation and discussion regarding the role of her diet and the potentially deadly disease. Some critics claim that her high-fat, high-calorie, high-sodium...  Read more