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Question:

From India:

Can a diabetic patient replace his morning meal/lunch completely with fruits, taking into consideration salt restrictions due to mildly elevated blood pressure, and obesity? The patient takes no medication.

Answer:

I believe it is possible to use fruits at breakfast and lunch, as long as there is adequate protein content with the evening meal and for the day. I would suggest such a diet be reviewed by a dietician for protein content, calories, and essential nutrients.

JTL

DTQ-20040613075834
Original posting 30 Jun 2004
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet

  
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