Ready to Master Diabetes? Here are 7 Smart Steps!

Diabetes Plate Method: Simplifies meal planning for blood sugar control without counting or measuring.

Plate Size: Optimal around 9 inches, adjusting for larger plates with smaller alternatives.

Nonstarchy Veggies (50%): Broccoli, leafy greens, peppers—packed with nutrients and fiber.

Lean Protein (25%): Choose fish, chicken, eggs, or plant-based options for heart health.

Carbohydrates (25%): Limit to manage blood sugar; includes whole grains, fruits, and starchy veggies.

Hydration: Choose water or low-calorie drinks like unsweetened tea or coffee to complete the meal.

Smart Proteins: Prioritize lean protein sources to minimize saturated fats.