banner
alive logo
foodfamilylifestylebeautysustainabilityhealthimmunity

Diabetes-Friendly Desserts

Delicious, guilt-free

Share

Diabetes-Friendly Desserts

People with diabetes can still enjoy an occassional treat, such as the following diabetes dessert recipes which are low in fat and sugar free and high in fibre.

Many seem to believe that people with diabetes must abandon desserts for good. Actually, they can enjoy an occasional sweet treat, especially if it’s nutritious. The following recipes are low in fat and sugar and high in fibre. Don’t let that scare you away though—they’re delicious and perfect for serving during the holidays. Recipes

Diabetes: the do and the don’t Sharon Zeiler, RD, is senior manager of Diabetes Education and Nutrition at the Canadian Diabetes Association. She offers the following tips about dessert for people with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes:

  • Do have vitamin-rich fruit for dessert.
  • Do keep fats to a minimum.
  • Do eat desserts with high-fibre content.
  • Don’t eat huge portions of dessert.
  • Don’t deprive yourself of dessert; fit it into your meal plan.
  • Don’t wait to start eating healthy if you’re at risk for diabetes—do it now!
Ad
Advertisement
Advertisement

READ THIS NEXT

Against the Grain

Against the Grain

Grappling with 3 types of gluten intolerance

Dr. Cassie Irwin

Dr. Cassie Irwin

Strengthening Natural Immunity

Strengthening Natural Immunity

Simple lifestyle choices to keep you feeling good this year

Erin Jackson

Erin Jackson

Grab Your Passport: Let’s Take a Global Tour of Carbon Negativity!

Grab Your Passport: Let’s Take a Global Tour of Carbon Negativity!

Join the global journey

Leah Payne

Leah Payne