Eat Well, Live Well with Diabetes: Low-GI Recipes and Tips

Eat Well, Live Well with Diabetes: Low-GI Recipes and Tips

by Karen Kingham
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Eat Well, Live Well with Diabetes: Low-GI Recipes and Tips by Karen Kingham

Diabetes is becoming the largest health problem in the Western world. Eat Well, Live Well with Diabetes: Low-GI Recipes and Tips is both a companion for people with either Type 1 or 2 diabetes, and a guide for everyone seeking recipes that have a low-glycemic index recipe. Packed with delicious, healthful recipes, this cookbook is a valuable tool for managing and preventing diabetes without compromising great taste. Recipes do not include Exchange Lists for Meal Planning(c).

The Eat Well, Live Well series provides information for people with special dietary needs. Each title includes an introduction written by a prominent dietitian that will help facilitate living with a specific condition and diet.

Alongside the more than 100 easy and delicious recipes in each book are easy-to-follow tips about treating, diagnosing and ultimately living comfortably with the particular disorder.

A list of common symptoms helps identify digestive troubles. There are also lists of foods that should be avoided and recommended foods that ensure a balanced diet is attained.

A nutrition table accompanies every recipe, ensuring that the body is provided with adequate fuel and nourishment. Each book contains sections on: Living with the disorder Desserts Breakfast Baking Snacks, light meals and sides Basics Main meals.

Ultimately, the goal of the Eat Well, Live Well series is to provide specially tailored recipes that are fast, fresh and appetizing, and suitable for everyday eating as well as special occasions. The recipes are designed to satisfy the whole family, eliminating the need to cook separate meals to cater to special dietary demands.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781552858769
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 08/15/2008
Series: Eat Well, Live Well Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Karen Kingham is an accredited practicing dietitian with more than 15 years of clinical and research experience in the field of nutrition. She has worked in a wide range of nutrition areas, providing advice to adults and children with special nutrition needs.

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Eat Well Live Well with Diabetes: Low-GI Recipes and Tips 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This cookbook is informative and explains diabetes in a way that most people will understand. It is not as technical as some books so you won't be bogged down with detailed information that's difficult to understand. I didn't care for some of the recipes, but that's just me; however, there were enough other yummy sounding recipes to choose from that were appealing. While I am not diabetic, I like making recipes that are healthy and this cookbook makes that goal possible. There aren't a lot of "weird" ingredients you have to buy, but mostly basic ingredients you might already have in your cupboard. Take a look at this book and decide for yourself as we all have different tastes and likes.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very well organized, but not anything original.