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Diabetic Meal Plans for Hispanic Households Based on Calories

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The meal plans featured on this page include foods common in Hispanic cooking.

These diabetic meal plans include meals and foods commonly eaten in hispanic households, including tortillas, steak, jicama, squash, salsa, pizza, queso asadero, frijoles, eggs, fish, shrimp, burgers and more.

Meal plans are provided in a printable format (pdf), so you can print and follow them easily. Choose the meal plan that best suits the recomendation of your dietitian or health care provider.

Eating the right amount of food will also help you manage your blood glucose level and your weight. Your health care team can help you figure out how much food and how many calories you should eat each day. The key to eating with diabetes is to eat a variety of healthy foods from all food groups, in the amounts your meal plan outlines.

For reference, the food groups are:

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Diabetic Meal Plans – Hispanic Families