Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2011 - Cooking - 384 pages
The fun and easy way to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet

Want to create healthy meals that are diabetic friendly? This revised and updated third edition of Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies shows you how easy it can be to manage diabetes through diet, including the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, as well as delicious new recipes and nutritional information. This edition also includes a new section that focuses on vegetarian dishes and a new chapter on encouraging a Type 1 diabetic child to eat properly.

  • Features changes in fat, carbohydrate and protein recommendations that parallel the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association regarding meal plans
  • Includes new ideas about restaurant eating, including new menu items at fast food locations as well as revised tips on food shopping and setting up the diabetic kitchen
  • Offers 100+ new and revised diabetic recipes

Complete with ways to involve children in meal planning and preparation, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will help you improve your diet and your health!


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Table of Contents
Where to Go from Here
Controlling Calories
Drinking alcohol safely
Determining the amount of carbohydrate
Curbing your fat intake
Monitoring Your Micronutrients
The low carbohydrate group
Preparing Perfect Pasta
Letting Legumes into Your Diet
Adding Veggies to Your Meals
Giving Veggies the Gourmet Treatment
Boning Up on Fish Cookery
Pan roasting seafood sensations
Broiling your seafood bounty

Valuing AfricanAmerican food
Stocking Up with the Right Ingredients
Deciphering the Mysterious Food Label
The Benefits of Breakfast
Stocking Up on Baked Goods
Baking eggpies and quiches
Hors dOeuvres and First Courses Off to a Good Start
Stocking essentials for scrumptious salsas
Soup Beautiful Soup
Watching out for salt in stockbased soups
Creating Creamy Concoctions
Focusing on fruit
Going Beyond Greens with Tomatoes
Punching up your salad with protein
Flocking to Poultry
Creating Balanced Meals with Meats
Having a Little Bite with Snacks
Preparing MiniMeals
SmartWays to Include Dessert in a Diabetic Diet
Mixing up some meringues
Fast Food on Your Itinerary
The Part of Tens
Ten Easy Vegetarian Substitutions
Ten Strategies to Normalize Your Blood Glucose
Ten Ways to Encourage Children to Eat More Fruits

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About the author (2011)

ALAN L. RUBIN, MD, is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on diabetes and prediabetes. He is the author of Diabetes For Dummies, Type-1 Diabetes For Dummies, Prediabetes For Dummies, Thyroid For Dummies, and High Blood Pressure For Dummies.

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