Shopping smarter with type 2 diabetes
Learn how to recognize healthy foods, so when you go grocery shopping you can explore the wide range of diabetes-friendly foods available!
It takes a little know-how to shop smarter. Here, we’ll review the basics of shopping smarter and learn the meaning behind packaging claims and terms. We’ll also get to the bottom of all those facts and figures listed on food labels.
Shopping smarter can take a little up-front planning. So give some thought to the diabetes-friendly meals you want to prepare. Make a shopping list of all the ingredients you will need. Then, stick to the list.
And don’t shop hungry—we all know how that can turn out!
Get the scoop
What does it really mean when you see the words “fat free” or “low calorie” on a product’s packaging? Not always what you think. Choose a category below to see the facts behind common product claims.