How To Prepare a Diabetic Diet Plan?2​

How To Prepare a Diabetic Diet Plan?2​


5 Easy Steps To Plan The Perfect Diabetes-Friendly Meal1

How much you eat is just as important as what you choose to eat. Using a standard dinner plate, follow the plate method in the image to control your portion sizes.1

Step 1:

Fill ½ your plate with non-starchy vegetables like: beans, capsicum, leafy vegetables, cabbage etc

Step 2:

Protein foods like dals, nuts, soya, lean protein (egg whites, fish) etc. should occupy ¼ of your plate

Step 3:

Carbohydrates like rotis, brown rice, whole grain breads must be limited to ¼ of your plate​

Step 4:

Low fat milk/curd or a fruit can be added to your meal or can be eaten as a snack​

Step 5:

Limit oils and fats. Use low fat cooking methods like boiling, steaming and grilling


1. Create your plate. American Diabetes Association. Accessed on 23 May 2018
2. In, Krause and Mahan's Food & the Nutrition Care Process, 15th Edition 2021. ISBN: 9780323636551 accessed on 14 November 2022

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