Publication Date: August 06, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
Think diabetic recipes are bland? Think again. All of our diabetes-friendly recipes meet dietary guidelines for people with diabetes and are taste-approved through the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen. Plus, every recipe is carb counted for you so you can enjoy a healthy and delicious meal with confidence. Having diabetes doesn't equal deprivation and our recipes taste so good, your family and friends will love them too. Yum!
When you have Type 2 diabetes your nutritional needs are the same as everyone else—no special foods or complicated diets are needed. The key to eating well with diabetes is eating regularly, watching your serving size and following a healthy eating plan that is low in refined sugars and fat. This means choosing lower fat options when eating meat, poultry, dairy products and spreads, enjoying a good variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, getting the majority of your energy from unrefined and whole grain starches (e.g. potatoes and wholegrain bread and cereals) and keeping high sugar, high fat foods as treats only. You need more than 40 different nutrients for good health and no single food supplies them all.
Eating a wide variety of foods is the key to ensuring that you get all the nutrients you need.