Count your carbs — and count on managing your diabetes
Living with diabetes doesn’t have to mean giving up all of your favorite foods. Carbs from healthy foods boost nutrition and supply essential fuel for your brain and body. Counting carbs is integral to managing diabetes because your carb choices, portion sizes, and meal timing directly impact blood glucose levels. Diabetes & Carb Counting For Dummies provides essential information on how to strike a balance between carb intake, exercise, and diabetes medications while making healthy food choices. — Covering the latest information on why carb counting is important for Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes, this book provides the tools you need to best manage your diet and your diabetes.
Nearly one in 11 people in the United States have diabetes and one out of every 3 adults have prediabetes (blood glucose levels above normal ranges). Diabetes rates are skyrocketing worldwide. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed — or is teetering on the edge of diagnosis — you’ll find all the safe, trusted guidance you need to better manage your health through improving your nutrition and managing your carb intake.
- Discover how what you eat affects diabetes
- Explore the importance of carbs in nutrition and health
- Get the facts when it comes to fiber, fats, sweeteners, and alcohol.
- Decipher food labels and discover how to count carbs in bulk, fresh, and restaurant foods
- Manage your diabetes and reduce other diet-related health risks
- Improve blood glucose levels
- Sample meal plans in controlled carb count ranges
- Food composition lists for counting carbs and identifying best bet proteins and fats
If you’re one of the millions of people with diabetes or prediabetes in search of an accessible resource to help you portion and count carbs to better manage this disease, this is the go-to guide you’ll turn to again and again because when it comes to diabetes — carbohydrates count.
About the Author
Sherri Shafer, RD, CDE, is a senior registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. She teaches diabetes self-management workshops and provides nutrition counseling for individuals with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and gestational dia-betes. She is also the author of Diabetes Type 2: Complete Food Management Program.
Chapter 1 Delving into Diabetes and Carb Counting
Chapter 2 Exploring the Diabetes-Carb Connection
Chapter 3 Calling All Carbs: Recognizing Carbs in the Foods You Eat
Chapter 4 Tracking Carbs through the Body
Chapter 5 Finding Your Sweet Spot: The Right Amount of Carbs for You
Chapter 6 Timing Your Carb Consumption
Chapter 7 First Things First: Reading and Deciphering Food Labels
Chapter 8 Mastering Carb Counting and Portioning Fundamentals
Chapter 9 Adding Tools for Carb-Counting Ease and Accuracy
Chapter 10 Accounting for Variations in Digestion and Absorption Rates
Chapter 11 Rethink That Drink
Chapter 12 Let Me Call You Sweetie: Sugars and Substitutes
Chapter 13 Eating for Health and Happiness
Chapter 14 Reaping the Rewards of Fitness
Chapter 15 Getting a Handle on Hypoglycemia
Chapter 16 Keeping the Beat with a Healthy Heart
Chapter 17 Living with Diabetes throughout the Life Cycle
Chapter 18 Going Gluten-Free (Or Not): Does the Batter Matter?
Chapter 19 Beginning with Breakfast Menus
Chapter 20 Looking for Lunch Menus
Chapter 21 Delving into Dinner Menus
Chapter 22 Surveying Snack Ideas
Chapter 23 Ten Tips for Monitoring Your Blood Glucose
Chapter 24 Ten Tips for Controlling Carbs
Chapter 25 Ten Worthwhile W’ebsites to Help You Manage Diabetes
لینک کوتاه : https://bookbaz.ir/?p=72078
نویسنده : Sherri Shafer
ناشر : For Dummies; 1 edition
سال انتشار : 2017
زبان کتاب : انگلیسی
نوع فایل : PDF
تعداد صفحات : 411
(ISBN) شابک : 1119315646
قیمت کتاب درآمازون : $22.99
حجم فایل : 9 MB