Pre-Packaged Diabetic Food

July 10, 2008 by  
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If you have any experience with diabetic foods in your grocery store or pharmacy please share with our readers at Battling Diabetes.

Here’s a run down on the most visible products on your retail shelf. The goal for all these products is to provide nutritious prepackaged convenient meals for diabetics.

Fifty/50: Half Our Profits Fund Diabetes Research

Fifty/50 not only provides diabetic supplies but also foods for diabetics in the familiar red package.

“FIFTY 50 was started in 1990 with only 3 products made especially for people with diabetes. We had the idea that if we gave 50% of our profits to diabetes research, people would buy our products. Now, we’ve grown to be the leading company offering a full line of foods for people with diabetes (over 30 products). More importantly, we’ve donated over $10.5 million to diabetes research.”

I was unable to resist the low glycemic hearty oatmeal cookies and tossed them in my cart. Sweetened with fructose, the nutritional information of these and all their products are on the website.

Glucerna:Smart Nutrition for People with Diabetes

Glucerna products, which includes cereals, meal bars, snack bars, shakes and more provides what they call “slowly digested carbs” for diabetics.

The Glucerna page not only provides product overviews but message boards, recipes and meal plans all part of their Diabetes Control for Life Program.

A money savings coupon from Glucerna here.

Ensavor: Deliciously Health Conscious

Ensavor is the creation of Allison Chemical located in Englewood, Colorado, a company that you may recognize as a producer of medical syringes.

I noticed them on the shelf because of the crisp and non medicinal looking packaging. They offer the convenience of mail order shopping if you haven’t seen them in your local stores.

Ensavor provides instant meals which look yummy with these benefits:

  • Great tasting. So satisfying, you won’t know it’s good for you.
  • Convenient package. Simple to pack, carry, and store.
  • Nutritionally balanced. One less thing to think about!
  • Quick preparation. Effortless nutrition when you need it most.
  • Informational package. Easy-to-find portions and proportions.
  • Three flavors. Variety, variety, variety.
  • Bowl included. Trouble-free clean-up.
  • Microwavable. Eat it almost anywhere.

Click here to vote for new entrees in the Ensavor line.

Three great lines of convenient food for Diabetics. Let me know how what you think. I grabbed several varieties off my drugstore shelf last night. Will give you my opinion soon.

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3 Responses to “Pre-Packaged Diabetic Food”
  1. This is a great idea for diabetics who are trips. It would also be great for food storage. Think about in times of emergencies.

  2. Thanks for stopping by and posting, Amy. I will stop by this weekend and visit. 🙂

  3. I love 50/50 peanut butter.

    Tina, please come by and visit me at I tried to find an email contact for you here, but could not. Would love to be in touch and exchange links!

    – AmyT

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