Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy

Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy

by Hope S. Warshaw R.D.

Paperback(Fifth Edition)

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Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy takes the guesswork out of planning meals by teaching you how to eat healthy, one step at a time. A perennial best-seller from the American Diabetes Association, this book has sold more than 80,000 copies and been the go-to diabetes nutrition guidebook for more than 15 years.

The all-new 5th edition has been streamlined, updated, and improved to represent the latest ways people treat their diabetes meal plans. Updates include:

Revised food groups to reflect changes in nutrition science.
Updated food lists for comprehensive meal planning.
Completely reorganized content for easier learning and navigation.

For years, Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy has taught people with diabetes how to adapt family-favorite recipes into healthy dishes, strategies for making healthy eating easier, how to lose weight effectively and keep it off, and the ins and outs of portion control.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580405430
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
Publication date: 06/14/2016
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 255,047
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, is a nationally recognized expert in diabetes management, specializing in the nutrition management of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. During her nearly 40 years of work in this field, she’s authored several books for the American Diabetes Association, including Eat Out, Eat Well: The Guide to Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant. Warshaw is also a contributing editor to Diabetic Living magazine and writes the Nutrition Q&A column for The Washington Post. During 2016 Warshaw is serving as President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Table of Contents

Dedication iii

Introduction to the 5th Edition vii

Section 1 Nutrition and Healthy Eating Basics 1

Chapter 1 About Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes and Why They Happen 3

Chapter 2 How to Eat Healthy with Diabetes 17

Chapter 3 About Calories, Carbohydrate, Protein, and Fat 25

Chapter 4 Sodium, Potassium, and Blood Pressure Control 37

Chapter 5 Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements 45

Chapter 6 Personalize Your Healthy Eating Plan 59

Chapter 7 Secrets of Losing Weight and Keeping Pounds Off for Good 71

Section 2 Foods by Group 79

Chapter 8 Starches 81

Chapter 9 Vegetables (Non Starchy) 101

Chapter 10 Fruits 119

Chapter 11 Milks and Yogurts 133

Chapter 12 Protein Foods 149

Chapter 13 Fats and Oils 175

Chapter 14 Sweets, Desserts, and Other Sugary Foods 197

Chapter 15 Beverages: Non alcoholic 217

Chapter 16 Beverages: Alcoholic 223

Chapter 17 Combination, Convenience, and Free Foods 231

Section 3 Putting Healthy Eating for Diabetes Control into Action 241

Chapter 18 Change Your Food Choices and Eating Behaviors Slowly 242

Chapter 19 Planning: A BIG Key to Healthy Eating 257

Chapter 20 Control Your Portions 265

Chapter 21 Lean on the Food Label and Nutrition Facts 273

Chapter 22 Skills and Strategies for Healthy Restaurant Eating 291

Chapter 23 Get the Support You Need 307

Index 317

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