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Diabetes-friendly recipes

Discover our nutritious diabetes-friendly recipes developed to help manage diabetes.

Eating healthy with diabetes

With breakfasts, dinners, desserts and snacks recipes suitable for people with diabetes, WeightWatchers has you covered with satisfying meals you will love eating. With recipes including creamy oat porridge with apple, Greek-inspired chicken burgers and dark chocolate avocado cake - healthy eating has never tasted so good.

Here we also have information on the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, risk factors for developing diabetes and expert tips to manage diabetes with food.

Why is a healthy weight import for managing diabetes?

Diabetes is a growing epidemic in Australia and worldwide. One of the most positive steps you can take towards managing your diabetes and reducing your risk of complications is to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. The reason for this is that when you carry excess weight (especially around your middle) it changes the way your body reacts to hormones like insulin. In the case of insulin, it has to work much harder to move glucose into your cells and doesn't work as efficiently. As a result, glucose backs up in the bloodstream (just like boxes on a conveyor belt) causing your blood glucose leaves (BGLs) to rise too high. Lose some of that excess weight and insulin has a better chance of keeping up!

WeightWatchers science and diabetes

The science behind WeightWatchers, allows members to lose weight steadily and sensibly and – most importantly – keep it off which in turn helps manage diabetes.

Here at WeightWatchers, our team of recipe developers have created a series of delicious diabetes-friendly recipes for people with diabetes to help manage their condition and support a healthy lifestyle. Each recipe is nutritional balanced, proving that healthy eating can be healthy and delicious!

If you are living with diabetes, losing weight can make it easier to manage your blood glucose levels. In a six-month clinical trial, the WeightWatchers Diabetes-Tailored Plan was shown to lower body weight and improve overall health—including lowering blood glucose.*

Diabetic friendly snacks

Snacks will always be on the menu. Loaded with fibre, protein, and healthy fats, these are the between-meal bites you need in your life.
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