The TLC Diabetic Diet

By | 10/27/2013

Part cholesterol treatment, part diabetes diet, the TLC diet is often coupled with greater exercise and weightloss goals.As with any diabetic diet there is a great emphasis on keeping an eye on what you consume, and reading labels.

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  • Firstly, under 200mg of Cholesterol should be consumed, as this is a low cholesterol diet.
  • Fat should only make up 25-35% of your daily caloric intake, with less than 7% of daily calories coming from saturated fat, monounsatured fats should be below 20%, and Polyunsaturated fats should be under 10% of total calories.
  • Carbs should be 50-60% of daily caloric intake, with 20-30 grams of fiber.
  • Protein should make up the remaining 15-20%
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