Control Your Diabetes
Control Your Weight
Good Nutrition
The Idaho Plate Method is used for diabetes meal planning. It also works well for weight loss, teaching good nutrition, and in improving blood glucose and lipids.

Benefits for many clients include: 
  • Weight loss
  • Improved carbohydrate distribution
  • A more nutritionally sound diet
  • A higher intake of fiber
  • A lower fat and cholesterol intake
Try the Plate Method with clients who: 
  • Have busy lifestyles.
  • Are seniors.
  • Are feeling overwhelmed because of recent diagnosis or psychosocial circumstances.
  • Are at a low-literacy level.
  • Have cognitive difficulties.
  • Have had difficulty using more structured approaches.
  • Are unlikely to follow through if you ask them to measure their food.
  • Have Type 2 diabetes and need to lose weight.
  • Are inpatients who need "survival" information.
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