1200 Calorie Diabetic Diet

› 1200 Calorie Diabetic Diet

You are thinking of trying a 1200 calorie diabetic diet, but before you start this diabetic diet you should go consult your doctor and make sure that it’s ok to start on this 1200 calorie diet or any other diet plan you might start. This 1200 calorie diet is the minimum recommended calorie intake that you can eat and get the maximum weight loss and nutritional intake safely.

These 1200 calorie diabetic diet was created by nutritionist and health professionals.

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Below is An Example of a 7 day 1200 Calorie Diabetic Diet. 

Sunday

Breakfast

  • 4 4-inch frozen pancakes
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free pancake syrup
  • 3⁄4 cup blueberries
  • 8 oz. 1% milk 

Lunch

  • 2 slices whole wheat light bread
  • 4 teaspoons natural peanut
  • butter
  • sugar-free jelly
  • 1⁄2 cup baby carrots
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Dinner

  • 3 oz. chicken leg, no skin,cubed
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, to sauté scallions and chicken
  • 1⁄2 cup canned pineapple in own juices, add to chicken after searing
  • 1⁄2 cup water chestnuts, add to chicken after searing
  • 6 almonds, slivered, to top chicken
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • Water or non-caloric Beverage (i.e. Coke Zero)

Snack

  • 6 saltine-type crackers
  • 2 ounces fat-free cheese

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Monday

Breakfast

  • 2 slices light whole wheat toast
  • 1 teaspoon butter sugar-free jelly
  • 1⁄4 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 1⁄2 cup canned pineapple in own juice, to mix with cottage cheese
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • 1⁄2 6-inch whole wheat pita bread
  • 2 oz. chicken, leg, no skin, diced
  • 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
  • 1 scallion and 1 tablespoon celery, diced, to mix with chicken and mayonnaise
  • 1⁄2 zucchini, sliced in spears
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat creamy Italian salad dressing, to dip zucchini
  • 11⁄4 cups watermelon, cubed
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 2 oz. salmon, cubed
  • 1⁄2 cup onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, to sauté onion and salmon
  • 1⁄3 cup tomato sauce, add to salmon after initial searing
  • 10 small green olives, add with tomato sauce
  • 1 cup spaghetti
  • 1 cup cauliflower
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 1 cup nonfat, fruited light yogurt

Tuesday

Breakfast

  • 1 1⁄2 cups puffed rice cereal
  • 1⁄2 banana
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • 1 whole tomato, inside scooped out
  • 1⁄2 cup tuna fish packed in water
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 scallion and 1 tablespoon celery, diced, to mix with tuna fish and mayonnaise and scoop inside tomato
  • 1 green pepper, sliced in spears
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat ranch dressing, to dip peppers
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Dinner

  • 3 oz. sirloin steak
  • 1 cup mashed potato, no fat added
  • 1 cup frozen vegetable mix of broccoli, cauliflower and carrots
  • 2 teaspoons butter, for potatoes and vegetables
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 1⁄3 cup nonfat frozen yogurt
  • 1-1⁄4 cups strawberries, sliced 

Wednesday 

Breakfast

  • 2 slices light whole wheat bread for French toast
  • 1 egg
  • 4 oz. 1% milk to mix with egg and dip bread, 4 oz.
  • 1% milk to drink cooking spray
  • 1⁄2 tablespoon light margarine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free syrup

Lunch

  • 2 slices whole wheat light bread
  • 1 oz. turkey
  • 1 oz. low-fat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise
  • 1⁄2 banana
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 2 oz. veal, loin, sliced in strips
  • 1 cup green pepper diced
  • 1⁄2 cup onion
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil to sauté peppers, veal and onion
  • 2⁄3 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup spinach, cooked
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 8 oz. skim milk 

Thursday

Breakfast

  • 1 sunny-side up egg cooking spray
  • 2 slices light whole wheat bread
  • 1⁄2 tablespoon light margarine
  • 1 orange
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • lettuce, cucumber and radish
  • 1 cup sweet pepper, sliced
  • 1⁄4 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 1⁄4 cup tuna fish, packed in water
  • 1⁄8 avocado, sliced alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat ranch dressing
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 1 cup whole wheat pasta
  • 2⁄3 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 oz. ground sirloin, browned
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil to sauté garlic and meat for meat sauce
  • 1 cup cauliflower
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 8 animal crackers
  • 8 oz. skim milk
  • 1⁄2 banana 

Friday 

Breakfast

  • 1⁄2 cup oatmeal
  • 6 almonds, slivered
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • 1 English muffin toasted
  • 1⁄3 cup tomato sauce, spread over 2 sides of muffin
  • 2 oz. light mozzarella, spread over 2 sides of muffin
  • 1⁄2 cup broccoli, steamed, topping each mini-pizza
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, to sauté broccoli
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 3 oz. lamb, loin, broiled
  • 1⁄2 cup mashed potato, no fat added
  • 1 cup mashed turnip, no fat added
  • 1⁄2 cup cooked carrots
  • 2 teaspoons butter, for potato and vegetables
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 8 oz. skim milk
  • 1 peach
  • Blend with ice to make a shake

Saturday 

Breakfast

  • 2 slices light whole wheat bread
  • 4 teaspoons natural peanut butter
  • 1⁄2 banana, sliced over peanut butter
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • 1⁄2 6-inch whole wheat pita
  • 2 eggs, hard boiled for egg salad
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 scallion, chopped for egg salad
  • 1⁄2 cup string beans, steamed or microwaved
  • 12 cherries
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 4 oz. shrimp
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, to sauté garlic and shrimp
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes, add to garlic and shrimp for marinara sauce
  • 1 cup cauliflower, steamed 1 cup linguini
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 1 cup nonfat, fruited light yogurt 

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