Diabetic Diet (cont.)
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Milk provides carbohydrate, protein, calcium, vitamins, and minerals.
How much is a serving of milk
According to the USDA, a serving is milk is 1 cup of milk, or 1 cup of yogurt.
Note: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have four to five servings of milk each day.
A nutritionist that specializes in a diet for people with diabetes can help you with your meal plan.
What are healthy ways to have milk?
Meat and Meat Substitutes
The meat and meat substitutes group includes meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, fish, and tofu. Eat small amounts of some of these foods each day.
Meat and meat substitutes provide protein, vitamins, and minerals.
Examples of meat and meat substitutes include:
How much is a serving of meat or meat substitute?
Meat and meat substitutes are measured in ounces. Here is an example, *three ounces of meat (after cooking) is about the size of a deck of cards.
What are healthy ways to eat meat or meat substitutes?
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2014
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