Nutrition & Diabetes


I was a Contributor/Nutrition Editor at  between 2010-2011. is a website designed to help people with diabetes make diabetes friendly food choices.  Food items on the website are assessed using the guidelines from the American Diabetes Association, American Dietetic Association, and American Heart Association.  The foods are rated on whether it can be eaten more often, in moderation, or less often. Also, there is additional specific nutrition information about each food. The food items are listed under specific categories, but foods can also be searched.

In addition, the American Diabetes Association & American Dietetics Association Exchange Lists for Diabetes is another useful tool to help make better food choices.  An exchange list can also be found on the Mayo Clinic Online Exchange list at

I created this blog to answer nutrition related questions from people with diabetes that were submitted to  In addition, I posted additional credible nutrition information.

Check out my bio in the Contributors page at

🙂  Have a great day!


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About Me

Iris M. Pacheco, MS, RD, LD/N

This was a blog I wrote during 2010-2011 while I was a dietetics and nutrition student.

Through this blog I volunteered to answer questions from people with diabetes that were submitted to is a website that helps people with diabetes make better food choices. It holds of large databases of food items and gives recommendations on which foods to have "More Often," "In Moderation," or "Less Often."

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