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Health Tip: Choose Diabetes-Friendly Meals

Health Tip: Choose Diabetes-Friendly Meals

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What to look for when dining out

It may be a challenge to select diabetes-friendly meals from a huge menu of options.

The American Diabetes Association suggests how to find healthy meals for diabetics:

  -Always ask what’s in a dish and how it’s prepared; request that dishes be made without extra butter.
  -Request small portion sizes, and eat your meal slowly.
  -Skip high-fat dressings and toppings.
  -Choose dishes that aren’t breaded or fried.
  -Substitute high-fat choices with healthier sides.
  -Don’t be afraid to ask for lower-calorie choices, such as vinegar or olive oil, even if you don’t see them on the menu.
  -Don’t drink too much alcohol.