1000 calorie diabetic diet meal plan is the lowest calorie diabetic diet plan. Management of calories is very important for people who are suffering from diabetes. Calorie management means controlling intake of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. These are basic food groups. To have good nutrition, it is essential to have all three food groups in your diet. Calorie diabetic diet includes all these three food groups but in balanced amount. Among food contents carbohydrates directly affects blood sugar levels. If you include more carbohydrates in your diet, it makes your blood glucose level go up.
1000 calorie diabetic diet meal plan should be designed in such a way that daily caloric intake equals to 1000. 1000 calories per day is very low calorie requirement. Before following this calorie diet you have to confirm that 1000 calories are the right amount of calories for required by your body. To fix calorie requirement you can take the help of your doctor or dietitian. Once you decide that you have to follow this 1000 calorie diet, you should plan your daily meals according to this calorific requirement.
In 1000 calorie diabetic diet, have a breakfast of about 300 calories. To meet these 300 calorie requirement in your breakfast have a slice of wheat toast, a cup of corn flakes, one cup skim milk and six ounces of orange juice. In lunch include some vegetable, salad of lettuce, carrots, tomato and celery, three ounces of cooked chicken and two tablespoon of Italian fat-free dressing. This lunch will be approximately of 224 calories. In morning and afternoon snacks, have a medium apple of 72 calories and one cup popcorn of 31 calories. In dinner you can include some fish, some vegetable and salad the total must 373 calories.
To plan this calorie diabetic diet you can take the help of food groups. In 1000 diet plan you can add one cup (two servings) fruits from fruit food group. From vegetable food group include one cup vegetable juice or one cup raw vegetables or two cups leafy salad. From diary foods you can select one cup fat-free yogurt or milk, 1.5 ounces of natural cheese or 2 ounces processed cheese. From grain food group include one slice of bread or one small muffin or half cup cooked pasta, rice or cereals or one ounce dry pasta or rice. From meat group include one ounce poultry, lean meat or fish or one egg or ¼ cup cooked tofu or dry beans or one tablespoon peanut butter or ½ ounce seeds or nuts. From fats and oils group always choose foods which are low in saturated fats. Also you can include small amounts of free foods in your calorie diet. Free foods are less in calories such as club soda, tonic water, mineral water, coffee or tea, sugar-free hard candy, sugar-free gum, 2 tsp. jam or jelly, 2 tsp. sugar free syrup and diet soft drinks.
1000 calorie diabetic diet is very a low calorie diet. Hence, do not follow this diet for a longtime.
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