The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association have information regarding healthy eating. Invest in a good gas grill and start grilling more and NO frying foods. It is easy to grill up chicken or steak. Dice the meat up and make it into salads, you can make quesadillas with low carb, whole grain tortillas, shred up the chicken for chicken salad. Diabetics need very little starchy foods, so I would have only whole grains in my home. Have something green with every meal, the more veggies the better. Salads are a good because he can put a little dressing on and it will taste great. Buy produce twice a week, such as cucumbers, celery, etc and slice/cut it up. Put it in ziploc baggies so the family can reach in and have healthy snacks. Same for fruit. He needs to be careful with fruit. Stick with cantaloupe and low sugar fruit. It takes commitment to be healthy, but it can be done. Good luck.
at 12:31 PM on Oct. 21, 2008