When shopping the stores on the inner parameters, notice the sugar content on labels. Aim for 4 grams or less per serving. This awareness will help you stay the course on choosing cleaner foods with less imitation flavorings and strange unnatural ingredients. It's an eye opener for sure.
This is a good lifestyle improvement for all of us striving to live healthy and cleaner-- not just for diabetics anymore. When you minimize sugar,you wean yourself from some of your food habits and you'll soon see a change in you.