Answer courtesy of Susan Hurd, RDN, LDN, Regional Nutrition Manager, Sodexo Education
We know that eating well to treat a chronic condition like Type 2 Diabetes can be challenging but it is the key to keeping your weight and blood sugars in check. Foods found in Mindful by Sodexo may help you take a step in the right direction. Keep in mind, though, the Mindful program is not a substitute for medications or medical advice. Rather it is a way to incorporate nutritious food into your daily quest for health and blood sugar control. Based on the latest science and leading health organizations recommendations, Mindful by Sodexo helps you understand what is in the foods you choose while providing you all of the taste, nutrition and goodness from whole food ingredients. Mindful foods are high in fiber and complex carbohydrates while being moderate in sodium and healthy fats–all important to someone managing Type 2 Diabetes. Whether you are monitoring calories, carbohydrates, fat, sodium or fiber, Mindful’s ingredient listings and nutrition facts are tools that can help guide your meal choices.