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Title:
The kick diabetes cookbook : an action plan and recipes for defeating diabetes / Brenda Davis, RD, Vesanto Melina, MS, RD.
ISBN:
9781570673597
Publication Information:
Summertown, Tennessee : Book Publishing Company, [2018]

©2018
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vii, 181 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes index.
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Summary

Summary

This cookbook offers a blueprint for what to eat to kick diabetes and offers 100 quick-and-easy recipes that are delicious and satisfying. Each recipe includes a nutritional analysis. Information is given on foods that help regulate blood glucose levels, with explanations of which nutrients reduce diabetes risk and which nutrients increase it. Practical pointers are given for how to achieve nutrition goals, whether someone wants to maximize their progress or make changes step by step. Readers will be equipped with a one-week menu, information on how to set up a kitchen and which foods to buy, and tips on cooking beans and grains.


Author Notes

Registered dietitian Brenda Davis is an esteemed expert on plant-based nutrition and a popular speaker internationally. Brenda has been the lead nutritionist and health educator in the Diabetes Wellness Project in the Marshall Islands for a number of years.
Vesanto Melina is a registered dietitian and a sought-after speaker. She coauthored the joint position paper on vegetarian diets for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Dietitians of Canada and is a consultant to the government of British Columbia.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. iv
Introductionp. v
Chapter 1 The Power and Promise of a Plant-Based Dietp. 1
Chapter 2 Meals and Menus to Kick Diabetesp. 21
Chapter 3 Get Cooking with Whole Plant Foodsp. 47
Chapter 4 Breakfastsp. 57
Chapter 5 Soupsp. 70
Chapter 6 Saladsp. 84
Chapter 7 Dressings, Marinades, Dips, Gravies, and Saucesp. 103
Chapter 8 Vegetables and Side Dishesp. 120
Chapter 9 Main Dishesp. 130
Chapter 10 Sweet Treatsp. 157
Indexp. 173