At last! This unique diabetic cookbook puts flavor and choice back on the menu for people with diabetes and their families! Betty Crocker has teamed up with the International Diabetes Center (IDC)–one of the leading medical centers–to create an indispensable source of easy-to-make recipes and up-to-the-minute food and nutrition information for the growing number of people who have diabetes, more than 23.6 million of them. The introduction to this cookbook explains diabetes, counting carbohydrates, and “do’s and don’ts” about eating healthy to control diabetes. The great thing about this cookbook is if one member of your family has diabetes, the whole family can eat this food and love it.
This diabetic cookbook contains some GREAT recipes that are healthy and tasty. Plus, it’s not just a cookbook. There’s doctor’s advice and management plans inside. These plans can help you manage your diabetes and set in motion your way to a healthy, successful outcome. For people who find diet exchanges too hard, too limiting or too much work, this diabetic cookbook introduces a new method that has been a real breakthrough–Carbohydrate Choices–the new, simplified approach to meal planning recommended by the American Diabetes Association. Here is the first cookbook to include 140 recipes that shows the number of Carbohydrate Choices per serving, so that planning the rest of the meal is easy. It debuts recipes such as, Old-Time Beef-Vegetable Stew to Creamy Vanilla-Caramel Cheesecake. No food groups or ingredients are left out, so there’s no need for anyone to feel deprived or restricted to a special diet. The ingredients used in the recipes are the basic things found in every kitchen thus making it agreeable for the entire family. Food exchanges are also included, making it easy for those who still count calories. The recipes are great, especially the desserts. For those who thought desserts are not for diabetics, here’s a book which is a must read. And you thought you couldn’t eat dessert with diabetes!
Betty Crocker’s Diabetes Cookbook is also packed with expert medical and nutrition tips from Dr. Richard Bergenstal, an endocrinologist and diabetes doctor–invaluable for the newly diagnosed as well as for those who have been coping with diabetes for years. This cookbook explains diabetes and gives guidelines on how to live with it. Throughout the book, real-life advice from people who have diabetes offers inspiration and great ideas on dealing with this chronic autoimmune disease. This book is very uplifting and practical with the helpful aids to daily living, the pictures which are quite attractive, and with the large print.
When it comes to eating and living with diabetes, people need guidance and advice they can trust. As a diabetic it is hard to find recipes that are good for you, taste superb, and that are fairly easy to make. This book delivers on all three of those requirements. It is very helpful in coping with the new lifestyle a newly diagnosed person must go through. A great book for diabetic people; I would recommend this book to anyone who has concerns about diabetes, is a pre-diabetic or type II, and folks just interested in eating healthier! Try this book- you’ll be glad you did!!