Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes

Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes

by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Comm Physicians Comm, Neal D. Barnard
     
 

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A simple new dietary approach to preventing and treating diabetes

You can help prevent and control diabetes through simple diet and lifestyle changes that are a pleasure to make instead of a chore. This book shows you how. Drawing on the latest diabetes research, Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes presents a complete and sensible plant-based

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A simple new dietary approach to preventing and treating diabetes

You can help prevent and control diabetes through simple diet and lifestyle changes that are a pleasure to make instead of a chore. This book shows you how. Drawing on the latest diabetes research, Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program that can help you prevent, manage, and, in certain cases, even reverse diabetes.

Covering Type 1(childhood-onset), Type 2 (adult-onset), and gestational diabetes, this book provides detailed nutritional guidelines that have been carefully drafted by Physicians Committee diabetes experts, along with nearly 100 delicious, easy-to-make recipes to help you put these healthy eating principles to work right away. Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes contains important information on:
* Exercise and lifestyle issues
* Achieving and maintaining healthy weight
* Diabetes and pregnancy
* Preventing complications from diabetes
* And more

Whether you or a loved one has diabetes or is at risk of developing it, this book will give you the crucial knowledge you need to take charge now-of your diet, your health, and your life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471435983
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/31/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,154,854
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM; web site: pcrm.org) is an international nonprofit organization of physicians, health care professionals, and laypersons promoting preventive medicine through innovative programs. PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., is a popular speaker and the author of Foods That Fight Pain; Eat Right, Live Longer; Food for Life; and other books on preventive medicine. PCRM promotes preventive medicine through their publication Good Medicine and through innovative programs, including the Cancer Project. PCRM's clinical research studies are breaking new ground in diabetes, obesity, pain management, and other serious conditions.
PATRICIA BERTRON, R.D., is a registered dietitian with a degree in nutrition and dietetics from Montclair State University. As a specialist in renal nutrition, she provides individual nutrition counseling to clients and teaches weight control classes in a hospital setting.

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