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Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus
By Betty Wedman-St. Louis

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Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus
Over 125 Recipes & Meal Plans for Diabetes
By Betty Wedman-St. Louis, PhD., R.D.., C.N.S.
Thorndike Press Large Print Edition, (2004)
ISBN 10: 0-7862-9524-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7862-9524-1
Genre: Health, Cooking

Reviewed by Angela Evans - August 9, 2007

Just because you have diabetes doesn't mean that you have to eat bland or difficult to prepare food. In Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus Betty Wedman-St. Louis presents four weeks of diverse menu suggestions, plus more than 125 tasty and easy to prepare recipes. In addition, Wedman-St. Louis has included nutritional advice and information on how carbohydrate counting and food exchange programs work. She also discusses the various complications, such as hyperlipidemia, hypertension, kidney disease, and celiac disease that can arise if you have diabetes and how you need to alter your diet to accommodate these conditions. In the course of this discussion, Wedman-St. Louis talks about how diet management can help to minimize some of these complications.

The sample menus in Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus are diverse and provide enough variety that you will not become bored sticking to these meal plans. In addition, the recipes that are included in this book are easy to prepare, savory, and they are recipes that you can serve to your family or friends. The recipes are organized by category, such as: As well, as sampling of the types of recipes that you'll find in this outstanding book include: All the recipes include not only directions on how to prepare each dish, but also nutritional information detailing such items as number of calories, carbohydrates, protein, fat, sodium, and cholesterol.

Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus is a great book for anyone with diabetes. The recipes, combined with the meal plans, serve as both an idea starter when it comes to planning your meals, and as a general reference on meal planning for diabetics.

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