1500 calories diet


What are we talking about?

It is not the normal diet plan that we are concerned with. It is a special diet for the patients who are diabetic. This diet is recommended by the doctors to a diabetic patient for restricting his daily intake of calories. It is all about controlling the level of calories in the blood by maintain the calories intake side by side.

If you are both diabetic and overweight then your doctor may recommend a diet that limits your intake to 1,500 calories a day. To keep the blood sugar levels in control, a diabetic diet strikes a balance among the carbohydrates, fats and proteins you take. It is also that this diet restricts calories and fats.

What does it do?

The diet will control the carbohydrates and fats excess in your body. It will help in also doing the following things:

Blood sugar is the quantity of glucose (simple sugar) in your blood. Glucose is the chief source of energy for your body. Glucose comes from the carbohydrates in the food you eat.
A diabetic diet restricts on how much carbohydrate, fat, and protein you eat. A 1500 calorie diet is small in calories and fat.

Take due care always before taking a diet!

The sample diet chart
(1) Breakfast:
2 bread, such as 3/4 cups of corn flakes and slice toasts
1 fruit such as banana or 1/2 of a 9-inch banana and milk,
1 cup skim or 1 cup 1 percent milk 1 fat,
1 tsp. margarine
(2) Lunch:
2 ounces meat such as 2 ounces sliced turkey.
2 breads or starches
1 fat or 2 tsp. low-fat mayonnaise
(3) Dinner:
3 ounces meat or 3 ounces lean roast beef.
2 starches,3-inch baked potato and 1 medium (2-1/2 inch) dinner roll.
2 vegetables 1 cup (8 ounces) cooked mixed vegetable.
1 fruit, 1-1/4 cups fresh strawberry.
How should you take care?

One has to take all sought of precautions before following up diet so please take care. One has to follow the care schedule properly.

Ask your caregiver for the diabetic replace diet handout to learn more about serving sizes.
Your caregiver will inform you when to eat meal and snacks to manage your diabetes. Talk with your caregiver if your blood sugar levels are too low or too high.
You can exchange or trade one food for one more from the same food group.

The diet concerns to take what has been desired by the doctor!

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