The Official Pocket Guide to Diabetic Food Choices

Author: American Diabetes Association ADA
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580405980
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

Completely updated to match the newest edition of Choose Your Foods: Food Lists for Diabetes Meal Planning, this pocket-sized guide is now better and more complete than ever. Every day and at every meal, millions of people use the food list system to plan meals, make healthier choices, and better estimate portions. This proven system is the most popular approach to diabetes meal planning and has been used by dietitians, diabetes educators, and millions of people with diabetes for more than 70 years. This portable version of the Food Lists takes all of the information from the original and repackages it in a format that's perfect for trips to the grocery store or meals on the go. Updates include new foods, revised portions, and updated meal planning tips and techniques. With more foods, revised portion sizes, and the combined knowledge of the American Diabetes Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this handy guide is the ultimate meal planning tool for everyone with diabetes.

The Official Pocket Guide to Diabetic Exchanges

Author: American Diabetes Association
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580404457
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Completely updated to match the newest edition of Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes Meal Planning, this pocket-sized bestseller is now better and more complete than ever. Every day and at every meal, millions of people use the exchange list system to help them plan their meal, choose the healthiest foods, and estimate the right portions. By grouping similar foods into exchangeable portion sizes, people with diabetes can instantly create entire meals, specifically designed to help them control their blood glucose and lose weight. This proven system is the most popular approach to diabetes meal planning and has been used by dietitians, diabetes educators, and millions of people with diabetes for over 40 years. This portable, pocket-sized version of the Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes Meal Planning takes all of the information from the original and packages it in a format that's perfect for trips to the grocery store or a meal at a restaurant. Updates to this new, third edition, includes new foods—especially combination foods and fast foods, such as burritos, hamburgers, and other popular meals—revised portions, and updated meal planning tips and techniques. Also included is a new section on alcohol, including tips for working it into meal plans and information on consuming it safely and moderately within a diabetes meal plan. This new edition has also been redesigned to make finding particular foods and food groups even easier. Plus, the expanded index makes finding individual foods even easier than before. With more foods, revised portion sizes, and the combined knowledge of the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association, this handy guide is the ultimate meal planning tool for everyone with diabetes.

Choose Your Foods

Author: Anne Daly
Publisher: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
ISBN: 0880913770
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

This updated edition includes a wider variety of food and beverages and more culturally diverse choices. Combination and fast foods choices have also been expanded. Includes tips on exercise, eating healthy in restaurants, reading food labels, and includes a glossary of diabetes-related terms.

What to Expect When You Have Diabetes

Author: American Diabetes Associa
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781680990331
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Health & Fitness

Managing a chronic disease like diabetes can be overwhelming, even frightening—especially if you're among the 1.5 million Americans who are newly diagnosed each year. Now there's sound, steadying advice written by the experts, so you can live well with diabetes, not just manage it. What to Expect When You Have Diabetes is a worthy companion amid the glut of questions. This go-to guide with a can-do approach makes understanding diabetes easier. A Q&A format, organized by topic for quick reference, provides authoritative answers in straightforward language to a range of questions: Is diabetes a dangerous disease? Should I tell my boss and coworkers that I have diabetes? What should I do if I forget to take my diabetes pills? How do I reduce fat in a meal when I eat at a restaurant? This repository of information makes the perfect companion to a health-care team. This book will become a trusted reference for ongoing care.

What Do I Eat Now

Author: Patti Geil
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580405584
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

Any person diagnosed with diabetes has one simple question: What do I eat now? When diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, doctors typically tell their patients to start eating healthy. But what does that mean? If figuring out what to eat seems like taking a test, here’s the solution, the American Diabetes Association book, What Do I Eat Now?. Written in clear, concise, and down-to-earth language that takes the mystery out of confusing nutrition recommendations, this indispensable guide can help readers make lasting changes in as little as a month. In only 4 weeks, readers can eat better, improve their diabetes management, and live a healthier lifestyle. With What Do I Eat Now?, readers will be able to: Start off fast – quickly turn their diet around Do It Right – learn what to eat and when Cut to the Chase – follow easy, straightforward advice from diabetes experts Leave Confusion Behind – learn essential nutrition tips everyday For those simply looking to be told what to eat, What Do I Eat Now? has everything needed to take the guesswork out of healthy meal planning. Start eating better today!

American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes

Author: Marion Franz
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580404723
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Medical

Diabetes greatly affects how people's bodies manage the food they eat. It is essential that people with diabetes follow a carefully structured meal plan and learn specific skills in order to better control their blood glucose levels. The tactics for helping people manage their diabetes through how they eat is called medical nutrition therapy (MNT). Here the American Diabetes Association presents all of the key information and strategies for effectively teaching patients how to manage their diets. Drawing on the knowledge and expertise of dozens of experts in the field, this book covers all of the key topics for implementing successful medical nutrition therapy. Topics include: Thorough discussion of nutrients Description of MNT for type 1 and type 2 diabetes Discussion of providing MNT to special populations, including youth and older individuals Explanation of the different complications of diabetes, such as kidney disease, celiac disease, and cystic fibrosis, and how they impact MNT Latest details on new technology used in MNT Guidelines and strategies for teaching patients about nutrition therapy and how to use it in their daily lives Using MNT to help prevent diabetes

The Diabetes Carbohydrate and Fat Gram Guide

Author: Lea Ann Holzmeister
Publisher: Amer Diabetes Assn
ISBN: 1580400507
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Health & Fitness

This user-friendly guide describes how to use many generic and brand-name foods in meal planning and teaches diabetics to convert carbohydrate grams into carbohydrate exchanges.

Eat Out Eat Well

Author: Hope Warshaw
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580405423
Release Date: 2015-02-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

The average American will eat out at a restaurant five times this week, and while there are healthy choices available at restaurants, it's not always clear what they are. Fortunately, Hope S. Warshaw has created the ultimate guide to eating healthy—and eating well—in restaurants for people with diabetes, prediabetes, heart health, or those just looking to lose a few pounds. In Eat Out, Eat Well, Hope has created individual strategy guides for a wide variety of cuisines, ranging from everyday burger shops to ethnic choices. Each style of restaurant includes healthy meal options, which recommend certain dishes and portion sizes. There's information on what to avoid and how to go about the making special requests. Each restaurant style also includes nutrient counts to help identify healthy choices. For anyone trying to manage their diabetes but looking to have dinner out, this is an indispensable guide.

Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy

Author: Hope S. Warshaw
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580406581
Release Date: 2016-11-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

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.

Diabetes Diet

Author: Health Research Staff
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937918475
Release Date: 2012-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

Stuck in a meal rut and tired of the same old foods? If you?re someone who is dealing with diabetes, there's no question that you must be paying attention to what you eat each day. The foods you put into your body are going to have a very strong influence on not only how well you feel, but on how well you handle this condition altogether. By making smart food choices, you can maintain control over your diabetes and live the lifestyle that you want to lead. The following 101 foods will do just that. We?ve selected the top picks that you should include in your diet plan regularly so you no longer have to wonder what to eat. This list is meant to encourage you to broaden your eating choices. This prevents the boredom that many experience by getting stuck on limited diets, and often leads to ?cheating? which can have very unhealthy consequences. These foods are very rich in nutrients and will help you maintain steady blood sugar levels throughout the day. If you eat a wide variety of them on a regular basis throughout the week, you?ll be feeding your body right and energizing yourself for all the different activities that you choose to pursue. Includes a shopping list that conveniently organizes them as you would find them while shopping.

Diabetes A to Z

Author: American Diabetes Association
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580406505
Release Date: 2016-05-20
Genre: Health & Fitness

Revised and updated, Diabetes A to Z covers everything a person living with diabetes needs to know in simple, direct, and easy-to-understand language. Whether the topic is eye disease, high blood pressure, or skin care, Diabetes A to Z gives the answers curious readers want to know. This new edition contains a variety of important updates, including information on new medications and insulins, new nutrition recommendations to match the Associations new dietary guidelines, an all new insurance section discussing new coverage options and details brought about by the Affordable Care Act, and much more! Appropriate for all people with diabetes and their caregivers, and backed by the credibility of The American Diabetes Association, this latest edition to Diabetes A to Z is the home reference every person with diabetes should own.

Guide to Healthy Fast Food Eating

Author: Hope Warshaw
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580403849
Release Date: 2009-07-17
Genre: Health & Fitness

Here is the most complete and easy-to-use fast-food guide for people with diabetes, heart disease, and weight challenges. Along with nutrition information, this comprehensive book provides the skills and strategies you need to find healthy meals in the most popular fast-food restaurants in America. This book contains: Nutrition facts for calories, carbohydrates, fiber, fat, trans and saturated fats, protein, and moreExchange and serving sizes for every menu itemCommon pitfalls of fast-food eating and how to avoid themTips for making healthier fast-food choicesRealistic ways to deal with diabetes-related dining dilemma

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies

Author: Toby Smithson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118677513
Release Date: 2013-10-09
Genre: Health & Fitness

Food awareness, nutrition, and meal planning advice for people with diabetes Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takes the mystery and the frustration out of healthy eating and managing diabetes. Both the newly diagnosed and the experienced alike will learn what defines healthy eating for diabetes and it’s crucial role to long term health, why healthy eating can be so difficult, and how meal planning is a key to successful diabetes management Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takes the guesswork out of eating and preparing diabetes friendly foods. You'll learn whether popular diets fit (or don’t fit) into a healthy eating plan, what to shop for, how to eat healthy away from home, which supplements you should consider, and how to build perfect meals yourself. To get you started, this book includes a week's worth of diabetes-friendly meals, and fabulous recipes that demonstrate how delicious food and effective diabetes management can go hand in hand. Includes helpful information for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as exchange lists for diabetes Explains how your surroundings and your biology conspire to encourage unhealthy eating, and how you can gain control by planning in advance Helps you to understand that fabulous, nutritionally-balanced food and diabetes management can go hand in hand If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies is packed with expert advice, surprising insights, and practical examples of meal plans coupled with sound nutritional advice.

Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners

Author: Phyllis Barrier
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580404426
Release Date: 2011-08-09
Genre: Health & Fitness

With this book readers learn how to take care of themselves or someone they love when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Completely updated, this second edition of Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners provides insight and information on how to live with diabetes. Checking blood sugar, taking medications, planning meals, losing weight, combating stress and depression, and dealing with long-term diabetes problems are just a few of the topics covered in this friendly, easy-to-read guide.