Now that your patients are ready to make a change in their eating habits, what advice do you give them? (This will vary depending on your patient’s baseline nutrition knowledge!) Click on the lessons below for concise information you can share with your patients. And remember, refer motivated patients to our excellent nutritionist or a weight loss group.
All calories are not created equal. Some come along with important nutrients and vitamins, while others increase your risk of developing diabetes. Avoiding processed foods–eating foods closer to the state they are found in nature–is a good place to start.