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Thanksgiving desserts for weight and blood sugar management

The key to enjoying and not regretting dessert this holiday season is portion control. This is true for everyone, especially people managing their diabetes or their weight this Thanksgiving.

The recommended portion size for a slice of pie is the size of a deck of cards. Check out for a portion size plate for portion sizes in relation to everyday objects, like a cinnamon roll equals the size of a hockey puck or a chocolate piece equals the size of a dental floss container.

You can print out a pocket size portion size guide to keep with you and a fridge size guide for your kitchen.

Here are a few suggestions to gobble up:

And of course, remember to savor every bite!

Check out ideas for dinner here.