How to Prevent Diabetes

Eat smaller meals and reduce portion size.

Keep hydrated. Drink a glass of water half an hour before eating a meal. This will help to stave off dehydration, which can make you reach for food.

Sharing a dessert could help keep your blood sugar within safe limits and reduce the amount of calories

Eat a salad with lunch or dinner. Fill up on veggies first and then eat the main portion of your meal.

Chew your food and eat slowly.

Stay active five days a week, for at least 30 minutes a day.

Avoid foods high in salt such as processed meats. Salt can push your blood pressure higher than it should be.

Reduce the amount of oil you need to cook.

A Make a list of healthy foods and stick to it once you get to the grocery store.