Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

by Alan L. Rubin, Cait James (With)


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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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118944264
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/09/2015
Series: For Dummies Books
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 145,076
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.80(d)

About 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 1

Part I: Flourishing with Diabetes 5

Chapter 1: What It Means to Flourish with Diabetes 7

Chapter 2: How What You Eat Affects Your Diabetes 19

Chapter 3: Planning Meals for Your Weight Goal 37

Chapter 4: Eating What You Like 47

Chapter 5: How the Supermarket Can Help 61

Part II: Healthy Recipes That Taste Great 71

Chapter 6: The Benefits of Breakfast 73

Chapter 7: Hors d’Oeuvres and First Courses: Off to a Good Start 91

Chapter 8: The Benefits of Soup 109

Chapter 9: The Versatility of Salads 129

Chapter 10: Stocking Up on Grains and Legumes 153

Chapter 11: The Key Role of Vegetables 173

Chapter 12: Fish: Good Protein, Good Fat 205

Chapter 13: Poultry: Moist and Delicious 229

Chapter 14: Eating Meat Occasionally 243

Chapter 15: Snacking without Guilt 255

Chapter 16: Making Room for Dessert 271

Part III: Eating Healthy Away from Home 287

Chapter 17: Making Eating Out a Nourishing Experience 289

Chapter 18: Fast Food on Your Itinerary 299

Part IV: The Part of Tens 313

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Simple Steps to Change Your Eating Habits 315

Chapter 20: Ten Simple Steps to Adopting a Mediterranean Diet 323

Chapter 21: Ten Keys to a Normal Blood Glucose 333

Chapter 22: Ten Strategies for Teaching Kids Healthy Eating Habits 341

Part V: Appendixes 347

Appendix A: Restaurant Descriptions 349

Appendix B: Glossary of Key Cooking Terms 361

Appendix C: Conversion Guide 365

Appendix D: Other Recipe Sources for People with Diabetes 369

Index 373

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