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 and Worst Protein Sources for People with Diabetes, According to a Dietitian
A registered dietitian and diabetes expert weighs in on the best and worst protein sources if you have diabetes.
Can People with Diabetes Eat Fruits?
Eating fruit can be part of a healthy diet for people with diabetes.
Coconut Salmon & Chickpea Stew
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A nod to the variety of coconut seafood stews prepared throughout the Caribbean, this hearty dish leans on butternut squash for bright color and subtle sweetness. We serve this fragrant stew over brown rice for a complete meal.
Can People with Diabetes Eat Cheese?
Find out from a nutrition expert if cheese can help you better manage your blood sugar and maintain a healthy weight.
Breakfast Lemon, Raspberry & Cream Cheese Oatmeal Cakes
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Fresh lemon juice and zest add the perfect pop of brightness and acidity to these delightful oatmeal cakes. You can use fresh or frozen raspberries, depending on what you have on hand. Enjoy these oatmeal cakes for a healthy breakfast or snack.

Healthy Lifestyle

The 4 Best Low-Sugar Starbucks Drinks for People with Diabetes
A registered dietitian shares the best drinks to order at the popular coffee chain when you're managing blood sugar levels.
52 Diabetes-Friendly Recipes to Make From 2022
This mix of tasty recipes has something for every palate and season—cozy stew for winter, veggie-packed pasta for summer and all kinds of delicious meals in between.
7-Day No-Sugar Meal Plan to Have More Energy

You don't need added sugar to give you a boost of energy. Here are the best foods to give you energy naturally all day.