7 ways to lose weight - diabetes-friendly diet

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Watch portion proportions to avoid overeating. Control servings with smaller plates and bowls and pay attention to your hunger and fullness cues.

Portion Control

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Each meal should have carbs, protein, and healthy fats. Choose low-glycemic complex carbohydrates to stabilize blood sugar.

Balanced Meals

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Choose whole grains, legumes, veggies, and fruits with high fiber. Fiber slows digestion, controls blood sugar, and fills you up.

Fiber-Rich Foods

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Lean protein sources include poultry, fish, tofu, lentils, and low-fat dairy. Protein can curb appetite and maintain muscle mass during weight loss.

Lean Protein Sources

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Avocados, almonds, seeds, and olive oil are healthful fats. These fats deliver nutrients and satisfaction without raising blood sugar.

Healthy Fats

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Limit the amount of sugary foods and drinks you eat and drink. If you want something sweet, choose natural sweeteners like stevia or whole fruits.

Limit Added Sugars

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