Enhancing your food’s flavors through condiments and spices is key to enjoying a healthy type 2 diabetes diet. But before you reach for the ketchup and mayo, know that some choices are a lot better for you than others. You’ll also benefit from learning how to read nutrition labels and measuring servings carefully. “Most important is portion control,” says registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Constance Brown-Riggs, author of The African American Guide to Living Well With Diabetes. “Condiments should be used to enhance the flavor of food and not serve as the main course.” Here are the facts on the most popular condiments and spices to help you choose.
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