Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating (SSHE) has worked closely with healthcare professionals for more than 30 years to help improve patient’s overall health and wellbeing. Whether your patient needs cholesterol reduction, blood pressure reduction, improved blood sugar levels, weight loss, or simply convenient healthy prepared meals, SSHE has a plan that is right for them. Because SSHE meal plans come in 3 different calorie levels, it meets the needs of a vast population.
We offer the ideal blend of health and convenience. All meal plans meet American Heart Association diet guidelines, as well as American Diabetes Association guidelines, making it a healthy choice for your patients.
|American Heart Association Heart Healthy Diet Guidelines||1200 Calorie Portion||1500 Calorie Vegetarian Portion||2000 Calorie Portion|
|Sodium||Limit sodium to less than 2,300 milligrams a day — or 1,500 milligrams if you're age 51 or older, if you are black, or if you have high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease.||Our 1200 calorie meal plan provides <1500 mg sodium/per day.||Our 1500 calorie vegetarian meal plan provides <2000 mg a day.||Our 2000 calorie meal plan provides <2300 mg sodium a day.|
|Fiber||Emphasize whole-grain products, fruits, vegetables, beans and peas, and unsalted nuts and seeds. Adults should consume 14g of fiber per 1,000 calories consumed.||Our 1200 calorie meal plan provides 19 grams Fiber a day.||Our 1500 calorie vegetarian meal plan provides 25 grams fiber a day.||Our 2000 calorie meal plan provides 31 grams of fiber a day.|
|Fat||To keep fat at bay, limit all sources of fat to 20 to 35 percent of your daily calories.||23% of calories from fat||24% of calories from fat||23% of calories are from fat|
|Saturated Fat||Limit saturated fat to no more than 10 percent of your total calories. Lowering calories from saturated fat to 7 percent can further reduce your risk of heart disease.||6.6% of calories from saturated fat||6.6% of calories from saturated fat||6.4% of calories from saturated fat|
|Trans Fat||Avoid trans fat as much as possible by limiting foods that contain synthetic sources of trans fat, such as partially hydrogenated oils, and by limiting other solid fats.||NO trans fat||NO trans fat||NO trans fat|
|Carbohydrates||Emphasize natural, nutrient-dense carbohydrates from fruits and vegetables, beans and legumes, and whole grains. Limit less healthy sugar-sweetened beverages, desserts and refined grain products. Get 45 to 65 percent of your daily calories from carbohydrates.||54% of calories from healthy carbohydrates||56% of calories from hearty healthy carbohydrates||54% of calories from healthy carbohydrates|
|Protein||Emphasize plant sources of protein, such as beans, lentils, soy products and unsalted nuts. Meat, poultry and dairy products should be lean or low fat. Get 10 to 35 percent of your total daily calories from protein.||We provide plant based proteins like beans, soy products and nuts in addition to lean turkey and chicken. 23% of calories are from lean sources of protein||Our vegetarian option serves many sources of plant based proteins.20% of calories from plant based protein||We provide plant based proteins like beans, soy products and nuts in addition to lean turkey and chicken 23% of calories are from protein|
|Cholesterol||Keep dietary cholesterol to less than 300 milligrams a day.||This plan provides 97 mg cholesterol a day||This plan provides 69 mg cholesterol a day||This plan provides 97 mg cholesterol a day|
|Diabetes Diet Recommendations From the American Diabetes Association||Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating Meals||Meets Recommendations|
|If Overweight or Obese, Lose Weight
In overweight and obese insulin-resistant individuals, modest weight loss has been shown to improve insulin resistance. Thus, weight loss is recommended for all such individuals who have or are at risk for diabetes
|SSHE provides several calorie plans (1200 calorie, 1500 calorie, and 2000 calorie) to meet individual calorie needs for weight loss or weight maintenance|
|Keep Carbohydrates Consistent
For persons controlling diabetes with diet, oral medication, or fixed insulin doses, meal and snack carbohydrates should be kept consistent
|All SSHE meals contain a healthy amount of carbohydrates. Individual meals may range from 30-90g of carbohydrates (depending on calorie level) but can be easily split into 3 meals and 3 snacks for greater carbohydrate consistency|
For those on insulin pumps or those who adjust mealtime insulin doses, match carbohydrate and insulin intake
|All SSHE meals are individually packaged with their own nutrition label clearly outlining carbohydrate and fiber content|
|Eat an Adequate (but not excessive) Amount of Carbohydrates
Carbohydrate intake should range from-45-65% of total calories
|1200 calorie plan provides 54% of calories from carbohydrates
1500 calorie plan provides 56% of calories from carbohydrates
2000 calorie plan provides 54% of calories from carbohydrates
|Eat a High Fiber Diet
Consume at least 14g of fiber per 1000 calories from whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans, peas, nuts, and seeds
|1200 calorie plan provides 19 grams of fiber
1500 calorie plan provides 25 grams of fiber
2000 calorie plan provides 30 grams of fiber
SSHE serves a large variety of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans, peas, nuts, and seeds.
|Eat Healthy, Lean Protein
In persons with normal kidney function, protein intake should range from 15%-35% of daily total calories
|All SSHE meals provide plant based proteins like beans, nuts, and seeds in addition to lean turkey and chicken (Non-vegetarian option only). SSHE provides 20-23% of calories from lean sources of protein, depending on calorie level.|
|Eat a Diet Low in Fat and Cholesterol
Due to a higher incidence of cardiac problems in those with diabetes, it is recommended to follow a heart healthy diet
|SSHE meals contain NO trans fat, less than 6% of calories from saturated fat, and less than 25% of calories from fat.|
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* Results may vary based on starting weight and program adherence.
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