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The "Yes" Foods

These foods are approved when on a Low fat, no concentrated sugar diet.  Baptist Healthplex says, "YES" to the following foods.

Meat, Fish and Chicken:

  • Lean cuts of  red meat
  • Lean pork
  • Chicken (no skin)
  • Turkey (no skin)
  • Fish (baked, broiled)
  • Tuna in water
  • Veal (lean)
  • Venison
  • Rabbit
  • Squirrel

Dairy Products:

  • Skim milk or 1% milk
  • Low-Fat Buttermilk
  • Low-Fat Cottage Cheese
  • No-Fat Sour Cream
  • Low-Fat Cheese

Fruits:

  • Apple, Applesauce
  • Banana
  • Berries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Figs
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Orange
  • Peach
  • Pears
  • Plum
  • Watermelon
  • Fresh, frozen or canned fruits in own juice

Snacks:

  • Sugar-Free Jam or Jelly
  • Sugar-Free Jello
  • Sugar-Free Pudding
  • Sugar-Free Popsicles
  • Angel Food Cake
  • Frozen Yogurt
  • Fig Bars
  • Air-Popped Popcorn
  • Pretzels
  • Gingersnap Cookies
  • Graham Crackers
  • Animal Crackers
  • Low-Fat Vanilla Wafers
  • Sugar-Free Drinks
  • Coffee (Artificial Sweetener)
  • Sugar-Free Pancake Syrup

Vegetables:

  • Cauliflower
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Peas and Beans (No Fat)
  • Corn
  • Squash
  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Okra (Boiled or Baked)
  • Greens (Collard, Mustard, Turnip)
  • Spinach
  • Potato (Baked, Broiled, Mashed)
  • Onion, Garlic
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato

Starches:

  • White or Wheat Bread
  • English Muffin
  • Bagel
  • Rice Cakes
  • Saltine-Type Crackers
  • Dried Peas and Beans
  • Grits
  • Oatmeal
  • Cream of Wheat
  • Corn Flakes
  • Shredded Wheat
  • Puffed Cereal
  • Rice
  • Pasta Noodles
  • Spaghetti Noodles

Eggs:

  • Egg Whites
  • Egg Substitutes

Fats and Oils:

  • Canola Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Peanut Oil
  • Tub Margarine

This information has been issued by Baptist Healthplex.  For more information, please visit their website at www.mbhs.org/med_serv/wellness/index.htm or by clicking on the logo below.

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