Learn how to read a food label and understand different food label terms. Follow these tips in selecting a healthier food in the grocery store next time.
Write down all the food and beverages you have. Bring your food record with you to your visits with the dietitian. He/she will be able to better tailor the meal plan for you to meet your health goal.
Follow these tips and enjoy a holiday with your family and friends while staying healthy.
Knowing more about your eating habit is the first and an important step to making better food choices. Follow these steps and keep a detailed food record. Bring these completed records to your next visit with the registered dietitian. He/She will be able to help you to tailor a meal plan that fits you.
Learn how to estimate the amount of carbohydrates (carb) in the food you eat. This handout ONLY serves as a tool to help you count the carb. This does NOT tell you the amount of food that you should have. Meet with a registered dietitian to find out the amount of carb that you need and a meal plan that fits your lifestyle and health condition.
There is no one meal plan that fits all. Bring this record sheet to your next visit with the registered dietitian. He/She can help you to personalize and record the meal plan for you.
Know more about the role and how your registered dietitian can help you in preventing and managing your diabetes.
Know how to lose, maintain or gain weight by balancing between your calories input (food) and output (physical activities).
Learn more about the USDA MyPlate, and follow the tips in preparing a healthier meal.
Build strong bones and teeth by having adequate amount of Vitamin D. Find out how you can have enough of this nutrient.
Give these healthier snack choices a try. These snack ideas are ONLY some examples. This does NOT mean that you can only have these food as your snacks. Discuss with your registered dietitian about your personalized meal plan, and learn how to choose or prepare healthy snacks.
Give these healthy meals a try. These sample meals are ONLY some examples. This does NOT mean that you can only have these food in your meals. Discuss with your registered dietitian about your personalized meal plan, and learn how to put together your own meal in a healthy way.