1400 Calorie Diabetic Diet

› 1400 Calorie Diabetic Diet

This 1400 calorie diabetic diet example can be both filling and satisfying.

This diabetic diet plan includes health food choices from all food groups including carbohydrate.

All the complex carbs in this diet are use to promote blood sugar and should be eaten in every meal.

In addition, this diet includes snacks, variety of lean protein, healthy fats and vegetables.

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Below is An Example of a 7 day 1400 Calorie Diabetic Diet. 

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Breakfast

  • 2 slices light whole wheat toast
  • 4 teaspoons natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 banana
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • Lettuce, radish, cucumber, celery
  • 1/2 cup carrots
  • 1 cup green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup tuna fish, packed in water
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat ranch salad dressing
  • 10 small green olives
  • 6 low-fat whole wheat crackers
  • 1 peach
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 5 oz. sirloin steak
  • 1/4 cup onions, cooked
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms, cooked
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil to sauté onions and mushrooms and put on top of steak
  • 1/2 cup cooked spinach
  • 1 medium baked sweet potato, 6 oz.
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Water or non-caloric beverage(i.e. Coke zero)

Snack

  • 8 oz. skim milk
  • 1-1/4cups strawberries 
  • Blend with ice to make a shake

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Monday

Breakfast

  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup fruit cocktail in juice
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt mixed with fruit
  • Black coffee or tea with lemon

Lunch

  • 2 slices light whole wheat bread
  • 2 oz. turkey ham & 1 oz. low-fat cheese
  • 1/8 avocado, sliced alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dressing for dipping carrots
  • 1 apple
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 4 oz. chicken leg, no skin, baked
  • 1 cup whole wheat pasta
  • 4 tablespoons low-fat vinaigrette, 2 for chicken marinade & 2 to toss w/pasta (add extra vinegar, lemon juice, or water as necessary)
  • 1 cup broccoli and 1 cup zucchini, steamed and tossed with pasta
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Snack

  • 1 cup cantaloupe melon
  • 1/4 cup 1% cottage cheese

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Tuesday

Breakfast

  • 2 whole grain low-fat waffles
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup plain, low-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream to mix with yogurt and fruit, and scoop on waffles
  • Black coffee or tea with lemon

Lunch

  • 3 oz. low-fat ham
  • 1 oz. low-fat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise
  • 2 large lettuce leaves Layer ham and cheese on lettuce leaves, spread with mayonnaise and roll.
  • 1 cup string beans, steamed Balsalmic vinegar and garlic to marinade string beans the day before
  • 10 grapes
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 8 ounces flounder, baked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil to drizzle over flounder Lemon wedges squeezed over fish
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, to sauté onions and cook with rice
  • 2/3 cup brown rice
  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

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

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Wednesday 

Breakfast

  • 1 slice light whole wheat toast
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup fruit cocktail canned in juice
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • 6 saltine-type crackers
  • 4 teaspoons natural peanut butter 
  • Sugar-free jelly
  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 1 apple
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Dinner

  • 2/3 cup kidney beans
  • 4 oz. ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper, diced
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, to sauté onions, peppers and turkey
  • Salsa to mix with above
  • 1/3 cup brown rice
  • Lettuce, cucumber, radish, and celery
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat creamy Italian salad dressing
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 1 slice light rye bread
  • 2 oz. fat-free cheese
  • Lettuce and mustard 

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Thursday

Breakfast

  • 3 egg-white omelet with:
  • 1 oz. low-fat cheese
  • 1 oz. low-fat ham
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tomato, diced
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil, to sauté vegetables
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • 2 slices light whole wheat bread
  • 1/2 cup tuna fish, packed in water
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise 
  • Mustard to mix with mayonnaise Lettuce
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dressing, for tomato,cucumber salad 
  • 1 orange
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 3 oz. chicken, no skin
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts
  • 1/2 cup pea pods
  • Chinese cabbage and scallions
  • 2 teaspoons peanut oil, to stir fry chicken and vegetables
  • 3/4 cup canned mandarin oranges, add last 3 min. of cooking
  • Lite soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup brown rice
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 8 animal crackers
  • 8 oz. skim milk
  • 10 grapes 

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Friday 

Breakfast

  • 1 cup nonfat light fruit yogurt
  • 1/2 cup canned fruit cocktail, in juice
  • 3 tablespoons grapenuts
  • 6 almonds, slivered
  • Black coffee or tea with lemon

Lunch

  • 1 medium baked potato, 6 oz.
  • 1 cup broccoli, steamed or microwaved
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil, to sauté garlic and toss with broccoli
  • 2 oz. low-fat cheese
  • Salsa
  • 1/2 mango
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 6 oz. ground sirloin burger 
  • Bed of lettuce for burger
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tomato, 1/2 sliced for burger and 1/2 diced for salad
  • 1 cup sweet red pepper
  • Lettuce, cucumber, radish, and celery
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat creamy Italian salad dressing
  • 1 corn on the cob
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 1/2 banana
  • 8 oz. skim milk
  • Blend with ice to make a shake

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Saturday 

Breakfast

  • 1-1/2 cups plain wheat flakes cereal
  • 1 apple
  • 4 teaspoons natural peanut butter, to spread on apple
  • 8 oz. 1% milk

Lunch

  • Lettuce and cucumber for chef salad
  • 1 oz. low-fat ham
  • 1 oz. turkey
  • 1 oz. low-fat cheese
  • 1/2 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat ranch salad dressing
  • 10 small green olives
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Dinner

  • 4 oz. center loin pork chop,grilled
  • 1/2 cup mashed potato, made with no fat 
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat margarine, for potatoes and corn
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup beets
  • 1 cup cauliflower
  • Water or non-caloric beverage

Snack

  • 1 cup nonfat, light fruit yogurt
  • 1/2 mango

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