Here is a sample 1800 calorie diabetic diet.
You can copy this diabetic meal plan. It follows the guidelines for a proper renal diabetic diet.
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- One mandarin orange
- 1/2 cup of Oatmeal or 1 slice of toast
- Four teaspoon Margarine
- One Poached Egg
- One cup of Coffee
- 2 oz. Fish
- one cup of cabbage
- 1/2 cup of fresh green peas
- 1/2 cup of fresh mango
- Four teaspoon of Margarine
- Unsweetened drink
- 3 oz Chicken on half a bun
- 1/2 cup of broccoli
- 4 teaspoon of mayonnaise
- 10-15 grapes-fresh
- 1/2 cup of whole milk
- one small slice of angel food cake
- 1 cup of non-dairy milk
Diabetic renal patients typically lose a lot of weight when starting off because many of the meal plans are so restrictive. If this is the case for you, here’s a list of foods you can add to your diet for more calories.
- Fats- margarine, oil, cream cheese, nondairy creamer, salad dressing, mayonnaise
- Oils- Olive, Peanut, Canola, Corn, Soybean
-Saturated- butter, powdered coffee creamer, coconut
-Unsaturated- mayonnaise, oil, margarine, salad dressing
- Breads/Starches- vegetables, rice, noodles, bagels, cooked cereals, grits, pastas, English muffin, muffin (no nuts, bran or whole wheat), puffed rice, rice
- Crackers/Snacks- graham crackers, plain popcorn, unsalted crackers, unsalted pretzels, shortbread cookies, angel food cake, plain cake, vanilla wafers
- Beverages- fruit ice, juice bar, sorbet, apple juice, cranberry juice, grapefruit juice, grape juice, pineapple juice
- Cream Cheese- add to salads, simple desserts, fruits, appetizers
- Dairy- Whole Milk, Nondairy Creamer, Powdered Milk
These are renal diabetic diet guidelines, be sure to check with your physician to see if it fits your needs and current medical condition first.