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Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, UK Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-99800-6
410 pages
February 2011
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Description

Many of us, at the best of times, struggle for inspiration when it comes to cooking – and that’s without a medical condition that may affect our eating habits and require careful management. The right diet is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and all the more important for the successful management of diabetes.

Fully updated for a UK audience Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will include the latest dietary recommendations and medical information on diabetes and its management. Packed with over 100 delicious and easy to prepare recipes - for everyday eating and entertaining - alongside a brand new section on packing healthy lunches and picnics, this book will help make mealtimes interesting and healthy. The book also offers guidance on the glycaemic index, nutritional information, diabetic exchanges for each recipe and lifestyle advice to help readers take control of their 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 Optimum Health
  • 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
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Thriving with Diabetes 7

Chapter 1: Living to Eat with Diabetes 9

Chapter 2: Eating to Live with Diabetes 25

Chapter 3: Planning Meals for Weight Loss Goals 43

Chapter 4: Eating What You Like (Within Reason) 57

Chapter 5: Stocking Up at the Supermarket 73

Part II: Healthy Recipes That Taste Great 83

Chapter 6: Enjoying the Benefits of Breakfast 85

Chapter 7: Starting Well: Hors d’Oeuvres and First Courses 99

Chapter 8: Sipping Simply Divine Soups 115

Chapter 9: Taking a Leaf from the Salad Bar 133

Chapter 10: Being Full of Beans (and Grains and Pasta) 153

Chapter 11: Adding Veg to Your Meals 171

Chapter 12: Boning Up on Fish Cookery 191

Chapter 13: Flocking to Poultry 211

Chapter 14: Creating Balanced Meals with Meats 229

Chapter 15: Nibbling on Snacks 243

Chapter 16: Drooling over Mouth-Watering Desserts 257

Part III: Eating Away from Home 269

Chapter 17: Eating Out as a Nourishing Experience 271

Chapter 18: Packing a Picnic Lunch 281

Part IV: The Part of Tens 295

Chapter 19: Ten (or So) Simple Steps to Change Your Eating Habits 297

Chapter 20: Ten Easy Substitutions in Your Eating Plan 305

Chapter 21: Ten Strategies to Normalise Your Blood Glucose 313

Chapter 22: Ten Healthy Eating Habits for Children with Diabetes 321

Part V: Appendixes 329

Appendix A: Investing in Food Supplements for Optimum Health 331

Appendix B: Exchange Lists 343

Appendix C: A Glossary of Key Cooking Terms 355

Appendix D: Conversions of Weights, Measures, and Sugar Substitutes 359

Appendix E: Other Recipe Sources for People with Diabetes 363

Index 365

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Author Information

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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