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  » Diet Information and Diet Sheets for Various Medical Conditions
The diet sheets that follow have been constructed to illustrate the quantitative and qualitative aspects of diets required for the treatment of obesity and diabetes mellitus. The quantities given in a standard diet sheet will obviously require some modification in relation to the size, age, sex, and occupation of the patient. In the dietetic treatment of most diseases it is unnecessary to weigh accurately the amounts of the different foods eaten. Under these circumstances sufficient accuracy will be secured by the use of household measures as illustrated in Diet 1 and by the terms 'small', 'medium' or 'large' helping for meat, fish or chicken. A small helping weighs approximately 30-60 g (1 to 2 oz), a medium helping 60-90g (2 to 3 oz) and a large helping 120 g (4 oz) or more.

The qualitative content of the diet, i.e. the actual food consumed, will vary widely. The examples detailed here are suitable for persons whose food habits are those of the Western world& If they are to be effective therapeutically, diet prescriptions must be carefully adapted to take account of national, cultural and local eating habits.

LOW ENERGY (CALORIE) DIET
Suitable for adults with obesity with or without diabetes)
WEIGHT-MAINTENANCE DIABETIC DIET
UNMEASURED DIABETIC DIET
FAT-MODIFIED DIET FOR HYPERCHOLESTEROL CONDITIONS
ANTI-HOT-FLASH (Post Menopause) DIET
IMMUNITY BOOSTER DIET
STRONG BONES (Anti-Osteoporosis) DIET
PMS PREVENTION DIET
ANTI-MIGRAINE (Headache) DIET
HEART HEALTHY DIET
ETHNIC DIETS
THE VEGETARIAN CHOICE AND RELIGIOUS BASED DIETS
PATIENT TEACHING: DIETARY GUIDE
THE PRINCIPAL MICRONUTRIENTS (Vitamins and Minerals)
GUIDE TO GOOD EATING
DAILY FOOD GUIDE FOR OLDER ADULTS
THE BEST ANTI-CANCER FOODS