Sun Basket Launches Diabetes-Friendly Meal Plan

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SAN FRANCISCO — Sun Basket, the country’s leading healthy meal kit delivery service, has collaborated with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to help people with diabetes by launching a Diabetes-Friendly Meal Plan as part of its Healthy Personal Choice Platform. This carbohydrate-conscious plan promotes good nutrition and portion control while still offering delicious recipes. Sun Basket’s Diabetes-Friendly Meal Plan comes on the heels of a continued strong momentum, as the company recently hit $300M Annual Revenue Run Rate (ARR), and announced $57.8 million in new funding in January 2018. Additional Q1’2018 milestones included opening new East Coast and Midwest distribution centers, and announcing Vegan, Mediterranean, and Pescatarian meal plans.

The diabetes-friendly recipes, created by Executive Chef Justine Kelly, meet the ADA’s guidelines by providing a variety of healthy options for people with diabetes, while never sacrificing flavor. The recipes emphasize nutrient-rich, high-fiber foods such as whole grains, fruits and vegetables, as research has suggested that dietary fiber can be helpful in managing blood glucose. Additional criteria for the recipes include:

  • 700 calories or less
  • 10 percent saturated fat from calories or less
  • Between 20 and 100 grams of carbohydrates
  • At least 5 grams of fiber
  • Less than 10 percent calories from added sugar
  • 700 mg of sodium or less

“Healthy eating is not one-size-fits-all,” said Adam Zbar, CEO and…

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