Diabetes Diet Center

Learn how to eat better and live healthier with recipes, meal plans and articles to help you manage your diabetes deliciously every day, from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts.

Diabetes Basics

The Best Healthy Foods to Shop for When You Have Diabetes, According to a Dietitian
These top 10 nutrient dense foods are high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, protein and healthy fats and are the foundation for diabetic-friendly diet.
Meal-Prep Plan for Diabetes: 1,500 Calories
This meal-prep plan for diabetes is just what you need when you want to take charge of your eating habits.
How Many Carbs Are in Vegetables?
This low-carb veggie chart ranks vegetables from lowest to highest carbs to help you get a sense of carbohydrate amounts for a typical serving size of 20 different vegetables.
The #1 Snack to Help Lower Blood Sugar, According to a Dietitian
This snack makes reducing your diabetes risk a delicious endeavor.
Anti-Inflammatory Diabetes Meal Plan
Decrease inflammation, lower your blood sugars and lose weight in this healthy diabetes meal plan.

Healthy Lifestyle

17 Diabetes-Friendly Vegetarian Lunches That Can Be Made Ahead
From veggie-packed sandwiches and wraps to meal-prep grain bowls and salads, these lunches are perfect for midday munching. Each meal fits our parameters for a diabetes-friendly eating pattern, including heart-healthy levels of saturated fat and sodium and a focus on complex carbs, like whole grains.
16 Easy Diabetes-Friendly Dinners to Make This Spring
With just 20 minutes of active time in the kitchen, you can whip up any one of these deliciously seasonal dinners. Spring produce like mushrooms, cauliflower, rhubarb and lemon bring fresh flavor to every bite, whether you choose a simple pasta or a sheet-pan roast.
Diabetes-Friendly Meal Plan for High Blood Pressure

This easy meal plan for diabetes will help you lower your blood pressure while keeping your blood sugars in check—all while eating deliciously.