Diabetes Cookbook for Dummies

Diabetes Cookbook for Dummies

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Millions of people worldwide live with the word "diabetes" as a part of their daily routines. One of the major weapons in a person's lifelong battle against complications of the disease is the ability to choose. You can choose to exercise every day. You can choose to take your medications. Perhaps your most effective resource is your skill at making the right food choices. The consequences of following the right diet are immediate and enormous. The Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies is both a cookbook that shows you how to prepare good-for-you, good-tasting foods in your own home and a guide to eating out in restaurants and fast-food places. With this invaluable resource, you also can load up on information on. Getting real with a healthy lifestyle. Shopping with a meal plan in mind. Deciphering mysterious food labels. Getting to the meat of menu matters. Deserting a ban on desserts. Knowing all about restaurant fare. Setting a good example for the young ones Sixteen pages of colorful cuisine complement more than 100 imaginative and appetizing recipes in this inspiring reference, a book that brings you the good word - and delicious dishes - from great chefs and respected dieticians.
Author Dr. Alan Rubin, a leading expert in diabetes treatment, shares his pioneering spirit about the disease that doesn't have to be disabling. With the Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, you can discover the place of diet in a complete program of diabetes care.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 404 pages
  • 187.7 x 233.7 x 24.9mm | 689.33g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • colour and b&w illustrations, index
  • 0764552309
  • 9780764552304

About Alan Rubin

Alan L. Rubin, M.D., a pioneer in diabetes treatment for 25 years, teaches about diabetes to medical professionals and the public around the world.
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Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Building a Healthy Lifestyle. Chapter 1: A Healthy Lifestyle for People with Diabetes. Chapter 2: The Importance of What, When, and How Much You Eat in Managing Diabetes. Chapter 3: Meal Planners to Get You Started. Chapter 4: Cooking Healthy Meals. Chapter 5: A Grocery Store Guide to Healthy Ingredients. PART II: Healthy Recipes That Taste Great. Chapter 6: The Benefits of Breakfast. Chapter 7: Hors d'Oeuvres and First Courses: Off to a Good Start. Chapter 8: Soup, Beautiful Soup. Chapter 9: Taking Salad Seriously. Chapter 10: Stocking Up on Grains and Legumes. Chapter 11: Adding Veggies to Your Meals. Chapter 12: Boning Up on Fish Cookery. Chapter 13: Flocking to Poultry and Game Birds. Chapter 14: Creating Balanced Meals with Meats. Chapter 15: Having a Little Bite. Chapter 16: Smart Ways to Include Dessert in a Diabetic Diet. PART III: Eating Out for the Person with Diabetes. Chapter 17: Eating Smart While Eating Out. Chapter 18: Stopping for Fast Food. PART IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Simple Steps to Improve Your Diet. Chapter 20: Ten Easy Substitutions in Your Eating Plan. Chapter 21: Ten Strategies to Normalize Your Blood Glucose. Chapter 22: Ten Tactics for Teaching Children with Diabetes Healthy Eating Habits. PART V: Appendixes. Appendix A: Restaurant Descriptions. Appendix B: Exchange Lists. Appendix C: A Glossary of Key Cooking Terms. Appendix D: Conversions of Weights, Measures, and Sugar Substitutes. Appendix E: Other Recipe Sources for People with Diabetes. Index. Book Registration Information.
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