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4. Stock the spice rack. Spices will help you to flavor your meals without adding fat or calories.
Keep dry rubs for meats, Italian seasoning and other favorites in a spice rack on your kitchen counter top or tucked in your cupboard door for easy access. Some spices, including ginger, cayenne, turmeric, fresh garlic, curry powder, basil, oregano and rosemary, have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant powers, which help with diabetes. Keep them handy to flavor meat and vegetables.