Cook these recipes up-and keep blood sugar down.
With over 325 delicious and healthy recipes, The Complete Idiot’s Guide(r) to the Glycemic Index Cookbook is an invaluable reference for choosing foods according to their GI-a system of classifying carbohydrate-based foods by how much they raise blood sugar. Diabetes, insulin resistance, heart disease, and obesity may be avoided by following the glycemic index. Practical and easy to use, this is the one cookbook anyone concerned with their blood sugar will want to have in the kitchen.
*More than 325 recipes *Includes both the GI value and a GL (glycemic load) rating for each recipe *18 million people in the U.S. have type 2 diabetes and the number is growing
The answers to an epidemic-now updated.
The millions of people diagnosed with diabetes can learn how to live a healthy, normal life with this guide. It teaches readers how to explore all of the available treatments, monitor and manage blood glucose levels, recognize warning signs of low blood sugar, buy, use, and store insulin, make new diet and lifestyle choices, incorporate daily exercise, and avoid long and short-term complications.
*Includes the first-ever released American Diabetes Association official dietary Guidelines
*Updated content on new medications and monitors
*More information for those who have become insulin resistant or have pre-diabetes
Diabetic-friendly recipes the whole family will love!
From appetizers to desserts and everything in-between, here are 300 easy-to- prepare recipes for diabetics that can be made from everyday household ingredients—and the entire family can enjoy. Food categories include Mexican, Italian, Pan-Asian, fish, poultry, lean beef and pork entrees; appetizers, snacks, side dishes, breads, and desserts; and fruits, vegetables, soups, salads, pastas, and breads.
• First diabetic cookbook to use the new glycemic index for all recipes
• 300 recipes—far more than others on the market
• 6.5% of the U.S. population has diabetes
• World Health Organization is predicting the number of people with diabetes to double from 140 million to 300 million by 2025
The skinny on the glycemic index.
Research has proven that the best way to lose weight is to watch the glycemic load, which is measured by the glycemic index rating of each food. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Glycemic Index Weight Loss provides readers a solid foundation for understanding how and why a glycemic index diet works and controlling counts, along with activity and stress levels. Also includes recipes and a glycemic index.
• The perfect solution for anyone at risk for Type II diabetes or anyone ready for a change from the low-carb diet
• 64% of adults over the age of 20 in the US are overweight or obese
• Offers information on supplements, basic easy recipes, food lists, and sample meal plans
• A full appendix with glycemic index counts and loads for all sorts of foods
The most complete book on the epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes.
Over the next decade, the number of diagnosed diabetes cases worldwide is expected to exceed 220 million, 90-95% of which will be Type 2 Diabetes. Here is a guide that answers all the questions patients have: What is it? How will it affect my life? What do I need to do? It teaches readers how to manage the disease and live a healthy, normal life.
-More than 18 million Americans have diabetes
-The number of U.S. adults with diagnosed diabetes has increased 61% since 1991, and will more than double by 2050
-1 in 5 people over the age of 65 has diabetes, indicating that the disease indirectly affects many people in care-giving roles
-Diabetes is one of our health care system’s mo
st expensive diseases, costing the nation nearly $132 billion each year
z -Lead author is a Harvard-educated endocrinologist, current editor-in- chief of Diabetes Care, and a former president of the American Diabetes Association