If you have special needs or medical conditions such as diabetes,
it is even more important to manage your cholesterol levels. Don't worry; we're here to help.
If you have dietary considerations that you need to be careful of,
refer to the Special Diets links below.
Be sure to discuss your meal plan with your doctor or dietitian.
This meal plan is not intended to replace medical advice.
If you are under the care of a doctor and/or take medications for heart disease,
diabetes, or hypertension, be sure to consult with your healthcare professional prior
to making any changes in your diet.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
If you have high blood pressure, you already know it's important to manage your
blood pressure and take steps to keep it under control.
Watching what you eat can help make a big difference.
In particular, limit the sodium content and total calories in your diet.
Use your Meal Planner to help choose the appropriate meals for your condition.
Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin—a
hormone needed when converting sugar, starches, and other food into energy.
If you have diabetes, you probably already know that you need to watch your diet carefully.
However, you'll be pleased to know that you can follow your meal plan with little worry,
since it represents a well-balanced diet.