TYPE 2 DIABETIC WEIGHT LOSS EATING PLAN

MEAL FREQUENCY SHOULD BE 3 MEALS PLUS 3 SNACKS. CALORIE RANGE IS 1500 TO 2200 PER DAY. THERE ARE 4 CALORIES PER CARBOHYDRATE OR PROTEIN GRAM AND 9 CALORIES  PER FAT GRAM. ALLOWANCE FOR FIBER IS 25-50 GRAMS, FOR CARBOHYDRATE 50-60% OF TOTAL CALORIES DAILY. FOR PROTEIN 12-20% AND FAT SHOULD BE 30% OF DAILY CALORIES. CALCULATE % OF DAILY CALORIES PER CATEGORY AND DIVIDE BY CALORIES PER GRAM TO ARRIVE

AT DAILY GRAM ALLOWANCE PER CATEGORY.

CALORIES PER SNACK & MEAL

BREAKFAST  300-400 calories

MID-MORNING SNACK  100-200 calories

LUNCH  400-500 calories

MID-AFTERNOON SNACK 100-200 calories

DINNER  500-700 calories 

EVENING SNACK  100-200 calories 

FOOD GROUPS PER MEAL  

BREAKFAST  Whole Grains, Dairy or Protein, Fruits and Vegetables

LUNCH  Whole Grains, Protein, Fruits and Vegetables

DINNER  Whole Grains, Protein, Fruits and Vegetables

SNACKS  Whole Grains, Protein, Fruits and Vegetables

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