Cooking personality Ingrid Hoffman has partnered with the American Diabetes Association to create “Latin Comfort Foods Made Healthy: More than 100 Diabetes-Friendly Latin Favorites” in which she gives these traditionally carb-heavy dishes a more diabetes-friendly makeover.
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More than a third of American adults have prediabetes (I’ve been flirting with it off and on for over a year now) and more than 20 million Americans live with Type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes (including my husband). I know several people who have diabetes, a condition in which one’s body doesn’t manage blood sugar very well. Having too much sugar in your blood has some pretty nasty consequences, so managing your blood sugar is pretty darn important. The first line of defense is what you eat. However, planning out your meals so that you remain healthy, manage your weight and blood sugar and enjoy your food all at the same time is a common challenge for folks with diabetes. Therefore, when I saw Hope Warshaw’s book Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy I was intrigued.
Cookbook Review: “Diabetes Superfoods Cookbook and Meal Planner” by Cassandra Verdi and Stephanie Dunbar
The growing trend of “superfoods” touched every area of cuisine — including diabetes management. A superfood is a food assumed to confer health benefits resulting from an exceptional nutrient density. In Diabetes Superfoods, Cassandra L. Verdi, MPH, RD, and Stephanie A. Dunbar, MPH, RD, provide an overview of superfoods and how they can be used to improve health and manage diabetes.
Jill Hillhouse’s “The Paleo Diabetes Diet Solution” provides a good primer on the Paleo diet and how it can help you manage your diabetes.
The Mediterranean Diet was named the best overall diet of 2019 and has been linked to preventing diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and certain cancers, and reducing inflammation. If you’re ready to do what’s right for your health, right now is a great time to adopt the Mediterranean-style eating pattern. And according to Amy Riolo, bestselling author, chef, television personality, and educator, getting started is easier than you might think.
This Spanish salad recipe, provided by Amy Riolo comes from The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook, 2nd Edition: A Flavorful, Heart-Healthy Approach to Cooking, is both gluten-free and vegan. Serves: 6 | Serving Size: 1 cup | Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients […]
Comfort foods bring to mind happy memories filled with flavor and contentment. Alas, so many comfort foods are comfort foods because of the high salt, fat, or carb content. So what are you to do if you crave your favorite childhood foods but they are […]