Healthy Choices for Diabetics

A diagnosis of diabetes or pre-diabetes means reconsidering a lot of everyday choices, from the food you eat to the way you exercise. After checking with your doctor, check out these books and videos for additional support.

Month of Meals: Soul Food Selections

By American Diabetes Association

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Part of the "Month of Meals" series, "Soul Food" includes more than 55 recipes for African American and Southern favorites, including Ernestine's Pigeon Peas and Rice; Chicken and Dumplings; and Soulful Chili. Each menu planner has 28 days worth of new menu choices that can be manipulated into 20,000 menu combinations.

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Month of Meals: Classic Cooking for People: Quick & Easy Menus for People with Diabetes

By American Diabetes Association

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This popular series offers millions of ways to mix and match classic daily menus! Each menu planner has 28 days worth of new menu choices; pages are split into thirds and are interchangeable. There are 20,000 menu combinations in each book. No matter which combination is chosen, carb counts and nutrients are correct for the entire day, automatically.

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Mix 'n Match Meals in Minutes for People with Diabetes: A No-Brainer Solution to Meal Preparation

By Linda Gassenheimer

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This cookbook deals with two major issues--how to make simple, quick, healthy, low-carb meals and how to bring variety to the table. Designed for simplicity, it is divided into three sections--Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner--and also includes a week-at-a-glance meal plan chart that readers can mix and match to make a variety of menu options.

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Diabetes Meals on the Run: Fast, Healthy Menus Using Convenience Foods

By Betty Wedman-St. Louis

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It's everywhere, from frozen-food aisles to fast-food stores, from deli take-out to salad bars -- fast, prepackaged food fit for today's busy lifestyles. The choices are unlimited, unless you have diabetes -- until now. Why shouldn't you be able to enjoy the same timesaving benefits from convenience foods? Diabetes educator and author Betty Wedman-St. Louis shows you how to take advantage of today's convenience foods while still taking care of your diabetes.

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Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy

By Hope S. Warshaw

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Putting the food pyramid to work sounds simple enough, but frequent changes in nutrition recommendations make it important to stay well informed and up-to-date. This revised second edition reveals the latest information on the six food groups and how to incorporate them into a healthy diet.

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Diabetes A to Z: What You Need to Know about Diabetes--Simply Put

By American Diabetes Association

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This A-to-Z reference covers dozens of topics related to diabetes, including alcohol, blood sugar, complications, diet, exercise, foot care, heart disease, pregnancy, vitamins, weight loss, and much more.

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Desserts for Diabetics

By Mabel Cavaiani

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People with diabetes don't have to miss out on desserts--thanks to this unique collection of over 200 recipes for everything from chocolate chip cookies to banana cream pie. Each seemingly sinful dessert is suitable for a diabetic diet.

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Control Diabetes in Six Easy Steps

By Maggie Greenwood-Robinson

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This handy guide offers step-by-step pointers to not only handle diabetes and keep it from getting worse, but to also reverse the harmful effects of the disease--all in six easy steps. Includes information on the most effective diets, nutritional supplements and herbs, safe exercise, a medication guide, and tips on reducing stress.
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Comida Rápida y Fácil para Personas con Diabetes: Más de 150 Recetas que Encantará a Todos

By Art Ginsburg

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From the famous Mr. Food, this cookbook features more than 150 recipes in Spanish for diabetics, including snacks, salads, soups, poultry, meat, vegetarian fare, and desserts.

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Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook: Everyday Meals as Easy as 1-2-3

By Betty Crocker

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Betty Crocker, teamed with diabetes experts from the International Diabetes Center, has created an all-in-one diabetes resource, filled with delicious recipes and up-to-the-minute medical and nutrition information. Here's great news about diabetes: The best-kept secret of diabetes food planning is that it's good for everyone. You may think that people with diabetes need special foods prepared special ways, but as you look through this book, you'll find a wide variety of delicious and satisfying foods that you can eat -- and that the whole family will enjoy.This book is designed to make meals easy.

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