Tips for Eating Right with Diabetes on Vacation

Pack a variety of snacks  Like almonds or roasted chickpeas, or plain popcorn.

Look for key words on the menus like “roasted,” “baked,” and “grilled”

Choose balanced meals that provide :   a lean protein source non-starchy vegetable, and  small portion of starch

Keep alcohol to a minimum as it is often filled with added sugar and calories.

Make the best carb choices:   Swap white bread for whole grain bun Swap French fries for grilled veggies

Read nutrition labels  For pre-packaged snacks and drinks.

Stay Hydrated    Water is your best option for a drink and staying hydrated.