Healthy eating

Enjoy Food is our healthy eating resource for everyone  – whether you have Type 1, Type 2 or another type of diabetes. It's also relevant if you a are newly-diagnosed or have been told you are at risk of diabetes

An important part of managing your condition is to eat a heatlhy, balanced diet. There's no such thing as a 'diabetic' diet or 'diabetic' recipes.

You'll find advice and tips on everything from healthy swaps, undertanding food labels, how to cook healthier meals, meal planning and shopping on a budget. If you're in need of healthier mealtime inspiration, go to our recipe finder.  

  • What should I eat?

    Do you want to know how to shop, cook and eat if you, or someone in your family, has diabetes? Read our top tips and advice. 

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  • What is a healthy, balanced diet?

    Choosing to eat healthy food can make a difference not only to managing your diabetes, but also to how you feel and how much energy you have. Tips on eating well for the whole family, whether you have diabetes or not. 

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  • Healthy swaps

    Easy ways to swap ingredients to make healthier breakfasts, lunches, snacks on the go, main meals and even a birthday cake. 

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  • Understanding food labels

    If time is short and you sometimes need to buy pre-packaged food, knowing how to read food labels can help you make healthier food choices. 

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  • Recipe finder

    Want to try cooking your own nutritious recipes? Go to our recipe finder and you'll discover meals and dishes for every occasion, plus snacks, healthier bakes and desserts.

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