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Diabetes Cookbook

Diabetes Cookbook

Diabetes Cookbook

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are approximately 1.5 million new diabetes diagnoses made every year. If you or one of your loved ones has diabetes, the good news is that there is a lot you can do to manage it and reduce the risk of long-term complications. Consuming low-GI meals is one of those things. Of course, it is essential to work with your health care team to ensure optimal management, but it's empowering to do as much as you can for your own health and well-being. This bookazine is designed to help you do just that, with plenty of wholesome, delicious recipes to make your dietary changes easy to follow (and stick to!) as a permanent healthy way of eating.

País:
United States
Língua:
English
Editora:
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
Periodicidade:
One-off
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eat right & live well!

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are approximately 1.5 million new diabetes diagnoses made every year. If you or one of your loved ones has diabetes, the good news is that there is a lot you can do to manage it and reduce the risk of long-term complications. Consuming low-GI meals is one of those things. Of course, it is essential to work with your health care team to ensure optimal management, but it’s empowering to do as much as you can for your own health and well-being. This book is designed to help you do just that, with plenty of wholesome, delicious recipes to make your dietary changes easy to follow (and stick to!) as a permanent healthy way of eating. Here’s to a long and happy life!…

4 minutos
the glycemic index (gi) blood glucose control

The glycemic index is a fantastic tool to help you choose the best carbohydrate-containing foods. Glycemia just means glucose in the blood, and the GI is a measure of how much the food will raise your blood glucose levels compared to consuming the same amount of carbohydrate as pure glucose. Glucose is the benchmark and has a GI of 100, with all other foods essentially a percentage of this. Foods with a GI rating of 55 or less are low-GI, those with a GI of 70 or higher are high-GI, with those in the middle moderate-GI. Choosing low-GI foods over high-GI foods will help you to control your blood glucose and lower your body’s demand for insulin. Low-GI foods have also been shown to improve blood lipid profiles (cholesterol and triglycerides) in people…

20 minutos
breakfasts

NUTRITION FACTS Per Serving: 18.3g total fat4.9g saturated fat378 calories28g carbohydrate21.6g protein7.2g fiber404mg sodium BROILED EGGS WITH SPICED FENNEL & SPINACH ACTIVE TIME 20 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 20 MINUTES • SERVES 2 2 teaspoons olive oil1 clove garlic, crushed1 fresh small red chile, sliced thinly½ small fennel bulb, trimmed, sliced thinly3 ounces baby corn, halved1½ ounces baby spinach leaves2 eggs1 tablespoon finely grated Parmesan2 slices rye bread, toasted 1 Preheat oven broiler to high.2 Heat oil in a large ovenproof nonstick frying pan over medium heat; cook garlic, chile, fennel and corn, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until fennel is soft. Add spinach; cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until spinach has wilted. 3 Make two holes in the spinach mixture; break one egg into each hole. Sprinkle with Parmesan.4 Place under oven…

38 minutos
lunches

NUTRITION FACTS Per Serving: 18.6g total fat4.2g saturated fat372 calories31.6g carbohydrate16.3g protein14.6g fiber300mg sodium LENTIL, ASPARAGUS & HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD ACTIVE TIME 30 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 30 MINUTES + COOLING • SERVES 2 4 ounces French-style green lentils1 teaspoon rice bran oil (see tip on page 8)1 small yellow onion, chopped finely1 clove garlic, crushed1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger1 teaspoon garam masala2 teaspoons lime juice3 ounces asparagus, trimmed, cut into 2-inch lengths6½ ounces heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved1 celery stalk, trimmed, cut into matchsticks¼ cup fresh mint leaves¼ cup natural flaked almonds, roasted1½ ounces feta cheese, crumbled 1 Cook lentils in a medium saucepan of boiling water for 15 minutes or until just tender. Drain; rinse.2 Heat oil in a medium nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes…

30 minutos
dinners

NUTRITION FACTS Per Serving: 11.3g total fat3.1g saturated fat393 cal35.4g carbohydrate34g protein8.4g fiber450mg sodium SPANISH CHICKEN & TOMATO STEW ACTIVE TIME 20 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 40 MINUTES • SERVES 2 pinch saffron threads¼ cup hot water2 boneless skinless chicken thighs (4½ ounces each), fat trimmed1 small red onion, sliced thinly1 piece salami (½ ounce), chopped coarsely1 clove garlic, crushed1 can (14 ounces) cherry tomatoes in tomato juice¾ cup rinsed, drained canned cannellini beans2 tablespoons roasted red bell pepper strips5½ ounces broccolini, trimmed1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley2 slices (¾ ounces each) ciabatta bread 1 Combine saffron and the hot water in a heatproof bowl.2 Heat a medium, deep nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken; cook, turning, until browned all over. Remove from pan.3 Add onion and salami to pan; cook, stirring,…

21 minutos
desserts

NUTRITION FACTS Per Serving: 5.6g total fat1.5g saturated fat184 cal28g carbohydrate2.3g protein5.7g fiber18mg sodium BAKED APPLES & RASPBERRIES WITH QUINOA ALMOND CRUMBLE ACTIVE TIME 15 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 1 HOUR • SERVES 2 2 medium Pink Lady apples, unpeeled1½ ounces fresh raspberries1 teaspoon lemon zest1 packet stevia powder Crumble Topping1 tablespoon quinoa flakes2 teaspoons spelt flour1 tablespoon coarsely chopped roasted almonds½ packet stevia powder1 teaspoon butter pinch ground cinnamon 1 Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and line a baking tray with parchment paper.2 Make Crumble Topping.3 Core unpeeled apples about three-quarters of the way down from stem end, making the hole 1½ inches in diameter. Use a small, sharp knife to score around the center of each apple. Make a small deep cut in the base of each apple.4 Pack combined berries, zest and stevia…