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Title:
Diabetes meal planning & nutrition for dummies
Author:
Smithson, Toby, author.
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

©2014
Physical Description:
xiv, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Take the guesswork out of eating and preparing diabetes-friendly foods. This guide provides advice on managing your diabetes and maintaining optimal weight through meal plans and sound nutritional advice.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Diabetes and food: an intimate connection -- Nutrition with purpose -- Meal planning for better health -- Ready, set, plan -- Putting it all together: seven delicious days managing your diabetes -- The part of tens.
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ISBN:
9781118677537
Format :
Book

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Food awareness, nutrition, and meal planning advice forpeople with diabetes

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takesthe mystery and the frustration out of healthy eating and managingdiabetes. Both the newly diagnosed and the experienced alike willlearn what defines healthy eating for diabetes and it'scrucial role to long term health, why healthy eating can be sodifficult, and how meal planning is a key to successful diabetesmanagement

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takesthe guesswork out of eating and preparing diabetes friendly foods.You'll learn whether popular diets fit (or don't fit) into ahealthy eating plan, what to shop for, how to eat healthy away fromhome, which supplements you should consider, and how to buildperfect meals yourself. To get you started, this bookincludes a week's worth of diabetes-friendly meals, and fabulousrecipes that demonstrate how delicious food and effective diabetesmanagement can go hand in hand.

Includes helpful information for people with both type 1 andtype 2 diabetes as well as exchange lists for diabetes Explains how your surroundings and your biology conspire toencourage unhealthy eating, and how you can gain control byplanning in advance Helps you to understand that fabulous, nutritionally-balancedfood and diabetes management can go hand in hand

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies is packedwith expert advice, surprising insights, and practical examples ofmeal plans coupled with sound nutritional advice.


Author Notes

Toby Smithson , RDN, CDE, has managed her own diabetes for more than 40 years, and founded DiabetesEveryDay.com to share her insights into diabetes self-management. Alan Rubin, MD, is the author of several successful diabetes books, including Diabetes For Dummies and Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies .