Let’s Talk & Track to Prevent Diabetes: Back to Basics Lifestyle guidelines

1. Eat fresh food, whenever possible. Plan & prepare meals ahead of time weekly, freeze as needed for future
2. Don’t eat anything your great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food
3. Don’t eat anything with more than five ingredients
4. Shop on the perimeter of the store
5. Don’t eat anything that won’t eventually rot
6. Always leave the table a little hungry
7. Eat together with people you love & like
8. Don’t buy food where you buy your gasoline.
9. Get involved in a hobby to be physically active, something you always wanted or used to totally enjoy/ Try to get a purpose in life higher than daily routine
2. Stay socially connected and share your emotions; Join a forum or DPP for lifestyle change
3. Work towards releasing or resolving your negative emotions using stress management techniques; Yoga , Meditation/Mindfulness, Listening to Music, Singing etc.