Use the plate method
- Divide your plate into three sections.
- Fill the largest section with non-starchy veggies like lettuce, green beans or broccoli.
- Fill one of the smaller sections with starchy foods like noodles, rice or corn.
- Fill the last small section with lean cuts of beef or pork, skinless chicken, fish, eggs or tofu.
- Add a glass of milk and a small fruit or half a cup of fruit salad.
For more information about healthy eating go to American Diabetes Association website.