Low Calorie Meal
medical meals

MEAL CODE: LCML (LOW CALORIE MEAL)

Meal Type: Lunch/Dinner
Effective Date 01 June 2009

GUIDELINES

PROHIBITED ACCEPTABLE
Fried foods Lean meats
Added fats, oils and sugar Low fat dairy products
Gravies and sauces Fresh fruit and vegetables
Rich desserts High fibre wholegrain breads
High fibre wholegrain cereals
Packaged fruit, if packed in water or in their own juices
Unsweetened fruit juice
Commercially prepared lowcalorie products
Gravies with no cream / fat added
High intensity sweeteners (Acesulfame-K, Aspartame, Cyclamate, Neohesperidine, Acesulfam Aspartame salt, Saccharin, Sucralose, Stevia, Thaumatin, Neotame)

ALTERNATE NAMES

Calorie-restricted

CHARACTERISTICS

Increased complex carbohydrates.
High fibre. Low fat.
Calories ‹ 400 per meal up to 1200 calories per 24-hour period.

USE

Passengers wishing to follow a calorie restricted diet.