General information Teaching 469

Patient was instructed on appropriate nutrition. Cut back on high calorie snack foods and desserts like chips, cookies, cakes, and full fat ice cream. Eating too much of even healthful foods can lead to weight gain. Watch the portion sizes.

General information Teaching 470

Patient was instructed on proper nutrition, such as avoid eating fatty meats, bacon, corned beef, luncheon meats, spiced meat, gravy, sardines, salmon, tuna, duck, goose, and organ meats.

General information Teaching 471

Patient was instructed on food not allowed on a healthy nutrition, such as whole milk, cheeses, yogurt, ice cream, fruits and vegetables that are creamed, fried or au gratin. Breads and cereals, egg noodles, doughnuts, griddle cakes, waffles and pastries.

General information Teaching 472

Patient was instructed on measures to decrease fat in diet, such as foods should be baked, broiled, or boiled instead of fried. Trim visible fat from meats and remove skin from poultry. Substitute fish or chicken for beef, pork or lamb. Use skim milk instead of whole milk.

General information Teaching 473

Patient was instructed on list of precautions regarding food, such as, don

General information Teaching 474

Patient was instructed on precautions regarding food. Avoid containers that have broken seals. Wash any equipment thoroughly that has come in contact with raw meat or poultry. Never use an egg that has unpleasant odors or cracked shells.

General information Teaching 475

Instructed to patient about eating well with diabetes: eating habits do not have to change if you have diabetes. Your dietitian will help you to develop a meal plan that suits your taste and lifestyle. This plan will help you to keep your blood sugar in your target range. The result will be an eating plan you can enjoy.

General information Teaching 476

Instructed patient to eat regular meals: three meals and a snack or two every day at about the same time. Do not skip meals. Choose a variety of foods to eat so the body gets the nutrition it needs. Use the Food Pyramid to choose, eat more from the foods at the bottom and eat less from the foods at the top. Eat more foods with high soluble fiber content such as legumes, fruits and oats.

General information Teaching 477

Instructed patient about walking. It is a very good way to get regular exercise. Walking around the block for at least minutes every day is the ideal type of exercise. Always carry a snack.

General information Teaching 478

Instructed patient to use saccharin (sugar substitute) in cold and hot foods to make them sweet.