One of the hardest parts of the diet plan for a person with Type 2 diabetes, is knowing just what foods to buy. For years you have known exactly how to shop for your groceries… you didn’t even need to make a shopping list. So you had no idea you would need to look at relearning your shopping skills; that you would need a shopping guide!
All of a sudden you are hearing about low-glycemic (low-GI) foods, and being told to read food labels. You had no idea how many processed and high-glycemic carbohydrates are found in what you thought were innocent foods.
It is usually a good idea to:
- shop for groceries after you have eaten either a snack or a meal… every little step helps you to chose the “right” foods
- plan your meals a week ahead
- make a shopping list and only buy what is on your