Patient instructed to advice physician if taking any herbal medicines or dietary supplements.
Instructed patient to avoid the use of electrical appliances with non-insulated wiring.
Advised using salt substitutes (if permitted by MD), by seasoning food with condiments, such as lemon, parsley, cinnamon, etc.
Instructed patient about how the body responds to the excess of calories and fat by creating an undesirable increase in blood sugar.
Patient was instructed on appropriate nutrition. Include fish in the meals (2-3 times a week). Choose lean meats like cuts of beef and pork that end in
Patient was instructed on appropriate nutrition. Choose non fat dairy product such as skim milk, non fat yogurt and non fat cheese. Choose water and calorie free
Patient was instructed on appropriate nutrition. Choose liquid oils for cooking instead of solids fats that can be high in saturated trans fats. Remember that fasts are high in calories.
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.
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.
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.