food exchange list

food exchange list

food ex·change list

(fūd eks-chānj' list)
A table of foodstuffs with listings of their caloric and carbohydrate content intended to ease the maintenance of correct diet in patients with diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia; frequently misunderstood by patients.
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The text includes clinical applications, cultural dietary considerations, chapter review questions with an answer key, nutritional summary charts, food exchange lists for diabetes, measurement conversion tables, and a glossary.