If you are diagnosed with diabetes, your diet is an essential part of your self-management plan. Good nutrition starts with smart choices in the grocery store. However, grocery shopping can be a daunting task simply because there are so many food choices.
"Supermarkets perform a great public service, but keep in mind they are designed to get you to buy more food, not less," says Marion Nestle, author of What to Eat: An Aisle-by-Aisle Guide to Savvy Food Choices and Good Eating.
But with a little guidance, healthy choices are a cinch to find in any supermarket.