How to Arrange My Diabetes Meals?

Q:
There are various kinds of healthy foods for diabetes. How to make a diabetes food chart with exact arrangement? Can those foods really bring a reversing effect?

 

 

A:
Here are two samples of diabetes food charts from my doctor. Hope it’s helpful.

Sample meal plan for smaller appetites
Breakfast Cold cereal (½ cup, 125 mL)
Whole grain toast (1 slice)
1 orange
Low-fat milk (1 cup, 250 mL)
Peanut butter (2 tbsp, 30 mL)
Tea or coffee
Lunch 1 sandwich
– 2 slices of whole grain bread or 6″ pita
– meat, chicken or fish (2 oz, 60 g)
– non-hydrogenated margarine (1 tsp, 5 mL)
Carrot sticks
Grapes
Low-fat plain yogurt (¾ cup, 175 mL)
Tea or coffee
Dinner Potato (1 medium) or rice (2⁄3 cup, 150 mL)
Vegetables
Non-hydrogenated margarine (1 tsp, 5 mL)
Lean meat, chicken, or fish (2 oz, 60 g)
Cantaloupe (1 cup, 250 mL)
Low-fat milk (1 cup, 250 mL)
Tea or coffee
Evening snack Low-fat cheese (1 oz, 30 g)
Whole grain crackers (4)

 

Sample meal plan for bigger appetites
Breakfast Cold cereal (½ cup, 125 mL)
Whole grain toast (2 slices)
1 orange
Low-fat milk (1 cup, 250 mL)
Low-fat cheese (2 oz, 60 g)
Tea or coffee
Lunch Soup (1 cup, 250 mL)
Sandwich
– 2 slices whole grain bread or 6″ pita
– lean meat, chicken or fish (3 oz, 90 g)
– tomato slices
– non-hydrogenated margarine (1 tsp, 5 mL)
Carrot sticks
Grapes
Low-fat plain yogurt (¾ cup, 175 mL)
Tea or coffee
Afternoon snack 1 medium apple or small banana
Dinner 1 large potato or cooked noodles (1 ½ cup, 375 mL)
Vegetables
Green salad with low-fat salad dressing
Lean meat, chicken or fish (4 oz, 120 g)
1 medium pear
Low-fat milk (1 cup, 250 mL)
Tea or coffee
Evening snack Peanut butter (4 tbsp, 60 mL)
Whole grain crackers (4)
Low-fat milk (1 cup, 250 mL)

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