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Table 1 Nutritional goals by category

From: Exploring the role of goal setting in weight loss for adults recently diagnosed with pre-diabetes

Category N
Increase vegetable/fruit intake 50
Reduce carbohydrate intake (amount and types of carbohydrate consumed). 43
Cut back on high fat foods (e.g. cheese, butter, choosing leaner meats) 36
Monitor portion size 35
Choose healthier food options (healthier snack options) 28
Reduce amount of sweetened beverages (including added sugar to tea and coffee) 28
Decrease the consumption of sweets 23
Increase water consumption 22
Switch to healthier takeaway options/limit takeaways 16
Reduce alcohol consumption 13
Eat regularly 11
Increase fish/chicken consumption 11