Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 31, 2011 - Cooking - 410 pages
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Many of us, at the best of times, struggle for inspiration when itcomes to cooking – and that’s without a medicalcondition that may affect our eating habits and require carefulmanagement. The right diet is the foundation of a healthy lifestyleand all the more important for the successful management ofdiabetes.

Fully updated for a UK audience Diabetes Cookbook ForDummies will include the latest dietary recommendations andmedical information on diabetes and its management. Packed withover 100 delicious and easy to prepare recipes - for everydayeating and entertaining - alongside a brand new section on packinghealthy lunches and picnics, this book will help make mealtimesinteresting and healthy. The book also offers guidance on theglycaemic index, nutritional information, diabetic exchanges foreach recipe and lifestyle advice to help readers take control oftheir condition and live life to the full.

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will feature:

Part I: Thriving with Diabetes

  • Living To Eat With Diabetes
  • Eating To Live With Diabetes
  • Planning Meals for Weight Loss Goals
  • Eating What You Like (Within Reason)
  • Stocking Up at the Supermarket

Part II: Healthy Recipes That Taste Great

  • Enjoying the Benefits of Breakfast
  • Starting Well: Hors d’Oeuvres and First Courses
  • Sipping Simply Divine Soups
  • Taking a Leaf From the Salad Bar
  • Being Full of Beans (and Grains and Pasta)
  • Adding Veg to Your Meals
  • Boning Up on Fish Cookery
  • Flocking to Poultry
  • Creating Balanced Meals with Meats
  • Nibbling on Snacks
  • Drooling Over Mouth-Watering Desserts

Part III: Eating Away from Home

  • Eating Out as a Nourishing Experience
  • Packing a Picnic Lunch

Part IV: The Part of Tens

  • Ten (or So) Simple Steps to Change Your Eating Habits
  • Ten Easy Substitutions in Your Eating Plan
  • Ten Strategies to Normalize Your Blood Glucose
  • Ten Healthy Eating Habits for Children with Diabetes

Part V: Appendixes

  • Appendix A: Investing in Food Supplements for OptimumHealth
  • Appendix B: Exchange Lists
  • Appendix C: A Glossary of Key Cooking Terms
  • Appendix D: Conversions of Weights, Measures, and SugarSubstitutes
  • Appendix E: Other Recipe Sources for People with Diabetes

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ookbook for people that are cooking challenged

User Review  - yeargygirl - Overstock.com

This is a must have cook book for people like me that are cooking challenged. If you dont know how to make recipes from this cookbookyou really are a dummy. Read full review

Diabetes Cookbook for Dummies

User Review  - linaldrich - Overstock.com

I recently purchased this book for my mom just diagnosed...I had used it for my motherinlaw when she moved in with our family and I had to figure out how to feed her and why! I breaks it all down so ... Read full review


Thriving with Diabetes
Eating to Livewith Diabetes
Planning Meals for Weight Loss Goals
Eating What You Like Within Reason
Going in with a Plan or at Least a Shopping List
Healthy Recipes That Taste Great
Wholemeal Waffles
Divvying Up DifferentBits of the Bird
Creating Balanced Meals with Meats
Nibblingon Snacks
Finding a New Take on Fruit
Lemon Soufflé Tart Choosing Chocolate for Dessert
Beginning the Dining Experience
Planning at EachMealandinSpecific Kindsof Restaurants
The Part of Tens

CarrotPineapple Muffins Musing Over Muesli Traditional Muesli
Sipping Simply Divine Soups
Creating Creamy Concoctions
Taking aLeaf fromthe Salad
Haricot Vert
Boning Up on Fish Cookery
Flocking to Poultry
Catching Fresh Fish
Ten Strategies to Normalise Your Blood Glucose
Ten Healthy Eating Habits for Children with Diabetes
What to Look for in Supplements
Maintaining Good Health withVitalVitamins
A Glossary of Key Cooking Terms

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About the author (2011)

Dr Alan L Rubin has specialised in diabetes for 28 years. Dr Sarah Brewer is a GP health writer, former Health Journalist of the Year, and a regular For Dummies author.

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