Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Diabetes is an urgent health problem in the Hispanic/Latino community; 12.8 percent of the Hispanic/Latino population in the U.S. live with diabetes. For Hispanic Heritage Month, the Association will focus on the importance of healthy eating.
You can learn how to use the Plate Method to create a meal that is well balanced and can help manage blood glucose levels. Create your own healthy plate at home, then share a photo on social media using #CreateYourPlate!
“Healthy eating is about changing your lifestyle to make better choices,” says Ingrid. Read more about her motivation to support our efforts for Hispanic Heritage Month.
Get tips and ideas for healthy eating. Learn how to cut back on salt, how much sugar is in your drink, how to make recipes healthier and more.
Learn how to use the Create Your Plate method with Marina Chaparro, a registered nutritionist, dietitian and diabetes educator.