If you have conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or are overweight you may need to make changes in your diet to improve your health. Here are some handouts with information on nutrition and diet.
Patient Educational Materials:
Plate Method - a guide to food portion sizes
Tips for Healthy Eating - tips for healthy eating choices from each food group
Tips for Better Beverage choices -tips for making better beverage selections
Healthy Foods Shopping List - a grocery store list of healthy foods
Cut Down Your Cholesterol - foods to avoid and foods to eat when trying to lower your cholesterol
High Fiber Foods - a list of foods that are high in fiber
High Potassium Foods - a list of foods that are high in potassium
Get Smart About Salt - sources of salt/sodium, ways to decrease salt/sodium in your diet
Tips to Reduce Salt/Sodium - ChooseMyPlate source for decreasing salt/sodium in your diet
DASH Diet - Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
Other Helpful Resources:
Lifestyle Patterns Quiz - This quiz can help you understand/identify patterns or habits that have be preventing you
from losing weight. Fill out and print. Bring it to your next Nutrition visit to help your
Dietitian better personalize your program to your needs.
Helpful Patient Websites:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: www.eatright.org
Choose MyPlate: www.