Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

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Discover how to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies gives you everything you need to create healthy and diabetic-friendly meals. In this revised and updated edition, you'll discover how easy it is to manage diabetes through diet. With tons of new recipes—many of them vegetarian—and the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, this book will help guide you down a path to a healthier you.

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Overview

Discover how to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies gives you everything you need to create healthy and diabetic-friendly meals. In this revised and updated edition, you'll discover how easy it is to manage diabetes through diet. With tons of new recipes—many of them vegetarian—and the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, this book will help guide you down a path to a healthier you.

With an anticipated price tag close to $3.4 billion annually by the year 2020, diabetes is one of the costliest health hazards in the U.S. If you're one of the 25.8 million Americans suffering from diabetes, this hands-on, friendly guide arms you with the most up-to-date nutritional information and shows you how to start cooking—and eating—your way to better health.

  • Offers 100+ new and revised diabetic recipes for every meal of the day
  • Features changes in fat, carbohydrate, and protein recommendations that parallel the meal plan recommendations of the American Diabetes Association
  • Covers how to make smart choices when eating out, shopping for food, and setting up a diabetic kitchen
  • Introduces ways to involve diabetic children in meal planning and preparation

If you're diabetic and want to learn how to make lifestyle changes that count, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies shows you how the food you eat can help treat, prevent, and manage diabetes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118944264
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/9/2015
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 200,999
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 2.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Alan L. Rubin is one of the leading authorities on diabetes and the author of many books, including Diabetes For Dummies, Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, and Prediabetes For Dummies.

Cait James, MS, has counseled clients in individualized nutrition and personal fitness plans in health clubs.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Thriving with Diabetes.

Chapter 1: What It Means to Thrive with Diabetes.

Chapter 2: How What You Eat Affects Your Diabetes.

Chapter 3: Planning Meals for Your Weight Goal.

Chapter 4: Eating What You Like.

Chapter 5: How the Supermarket Can Help.

Part II: Healthy Recipes That Taste Great.

Chapter 6: The Benefits of Breakfast.

Chapter 7: Hors d’Oeuvres and First Courses: Off to a Good Start.

Chapter 8: Soup, Beautiful Soup.

Chapter 9: Taking Salads Seriously.

Chapter 10: Stocking Up on Grains and Legumes.

Chapter 11: Adding Veggies to Your Meals.

Chapter 12: Boning Up on Fish Cookery.

Chapter 13: Flocking to Poultry.

Chapter 14: Creating Balanced Meals with Meats.

Chapter 15: Having a Little Bite with Snacks.

Chapter 16: Smart Ways to Include Dessert in a Diabetic Diet.

Part III: Eating Away from Home.

Chapter 17: Making Eating Out a Nourishing Experience.

Chapter 18: Fast Food on Your Itinerary.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten (or So) Simple Steps to Change Your Eating Habits.

Chapter 20: Ten Easy Vegetarian Substitutions.

Chapter 21: Ten Strategies to Normalize Your Blood Glucose.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Encourage Children to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Restaurant Descriptions.

Appendix B: A Glossary of Key Cooking Terms.

Appendix C: Conversions of Weights, Measures, and Sugar Substitutes.

Appendix D: Other Recipe Sources for People with Diabetes.

Index.

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    Do NOT check out this book

    This book was a dreadful let down. Not only are the recipes just completely unappetizing but unless you live in a large metropolitan area like New York City, you will have a really hard time finding many of the ingredients that the recipes call for. The only "dummies" in the book are the ones who wrote it.

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