Educated PT on low fat diet. PT was instructed to eat plenty of plant foods (such as whole-grains, fruits, and vegetables) and a moderate amount of lean and low-fat, animal-based food (meat and dairy products) to help control your fat, cholesterol, carbs, and calories. When you're shopping, choose lean meats, fish, and poultry. Limit these to 5-7 ounces per day. Understanding was verbalized.
Educated patient on 11 foods and drinks to avoid with diabetes . Sugar-sweetened beverages. Sugary beverages are the worst drink choice for someone with diabetes. Trans fats. Artificial trans fats are extremely unhealthy. White bread, rice, and pasta. Fruit-flavored yogurt, sweetened breakfast cereals, flavored coffee drinks, honey, agave nectar, and maple syrup dried fruit. Understanding was verbalized.
Educated patient on what can be eaten on a mechanical soft diet. Here are some examples of foods you can eat while on a mechanical soft diet: All dairy products except non-shredded hard cheeses, ground meats, flaky fish, eggs tofu, nut butters, soft cooked vegetables and no seeds or skins, soups with finely chopped vegetables.
Educated patient on what is a mechanical soft diet and he was explained that this diet is designed for people who have trouble chewing and swallowing. Chopped, ground and pureed foods are included in this diet, as well as foods that break apart without a knife. Understanding was verbalized.
Educated PT on diet for MS patients. PT was explained that overall, people with MS need a balanced, low-fat and high-fiber diet. Unprocessed or naturally processed foods are preferred to processed foods. This is similar to the Mediterranean diet, and the same healthy diet that's recommended for the general population. Also consider limiting alcohol as much as possible. Understanding was verbalized.
SN instructed patient and caregiver that NAS Diet (No-Added-Salt) is still a balanced diet. It includes grains, fruits, dairy products, meat and vegetables, but the choices you make, must be lower-sodium choices. The NAS Diet (No-Added-Salt) allows all milk, all yogurt, all fruits and all breads without salted tops. Vegetables must be fresh or frozen and not canned or pickled.
SN instructed patient on nutrients required for wound healing. To promote wound healing with good nutrition, plan healthy, balanced meals and snacks that include the right amount of foods from 5 food groups: protein, fruits, vegetables, dairy and grains. Fats and oils should be used sparingly. Choose vegetables and fruits rich in vitamin c, such as strawberries or spinach. For adequate zinc, choose whole grains and consume protein, such as eggs, meat, dairy or seafood. Some wounds may require a higher intake of certain vitamins and minerals to support healing. Include adequate protein throughout the day. Include a source of protein at each meal or snack. Stay well-hydrated with water or other unsweetened beverages. For people with diabetes, monitor, and control blood sugar levels to help prevent new wounds from developing and to support healing and recovery. Patient verbalized understanding.
SN instructed patient and caregiver that a bowl of oatmeal eaten in the morning provides a good source of energy throughout the morning hours, without an increase or drop in blood sugar. Patient and caregiver verbalized understanding.
SN instructed patient and caregiver about the low concentrated sweets diet helps control blood sugar levels by eliminating most simple sugars in the foods you eat. All carbohydrates break down to sugar as they are eaten and digested. There are two different types of carbohydrate complex and simple. Most simple sugars are considered concentrated sweets. Simple carbohydrates cause a quick increase in blood sugar. Your doctor might order a low concentrated sweets diet for you if you have diabetes or are at risk for developing diabetes mellitus you are on medications that can cause high blood sugar you have diarrhea.
SN instructed patient and caregiver to eat a healthy diet, as it can boost your immune system and speed up wound recovery. Five nutrients that are essential for wound healing: Protein, Vitamin C, Zinc, Carbohydrates, Vitamin A