The Complete Diabetes Prevention Plan: A Guide to Understanding the Emerging Epidemic of Prediabetes and Halting Its Pr

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Penguin, Aug 18, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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The Complete Diabetes Prevention Plan is a guide to halting the development of diabetes. In clear, accessible language, it explains the stages of diabetes and how the disease process can be arrested. It provides dietary guidelines for preventing diabetes, weight-loss tips, and exercise suggestions. In addition, the book features 150 easy and appealing recipes that emphasize good carbs, healthful fats, and controlled calories—all crucial elements in a diabetes-fighting diet.
 

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Contents

From Normal to DiabetesWhat Happens?
Insulin Resistance and Failing Insulin Secretion
A Dozen Reasons to Prevent Diabetes
The Proof That Diabetes Can Be Prevented
Does More Effort Mean More Benefit?
Improving Your Health Outlook in a Matter of Weeks with Lifestyle Changes
Can Diabetes Be Prevented Indefinitely?
Recommendations for Preventing Diabetes
CranberryApple Spinach Salad
Mediterranean White Bean Salad
Crunchy Cabbage Salad
Cool MandarinPineapple Salad
Sicilianstyle Asparagus
Broiled Asparagus
Easy Ovenbaked Vegetables
Garlicky Green Beans

Your WeightHow Much Is Too Much?
Limitations of the BMI
BMI and Children
The Final Word on Your Healthy Weight
Strategies for WeightLoss Success
Losing WeightBeyond Diet and Exercise
What If You Cant Lose Weight?
Secrets of Successful Losers
In Search of the Optimal Diet
A Closer Look at Diet and Diabetes Risk
Why One Diet Does Not Fit All
Stocking Your Pantry
When Convenience Counts
Giving Recipes a Healthy Makeover
Portion Distortion
Making the Most of the Menu
Getting Down to Specifics
How Physical Activity Fights Diabetes
Getting Started
Which Kind of Exercise Is Best?
Use It or Lose It
About the Nutrition Analysis
Ham Asparagus Omelette
Portabella Mushroom Omelette
Primavera Omelette
Omelette with SunDried Tomatoes Mushrooms Onions
ZucchiniOnion Frittata
Ham Pepper Frittata
Southwestern Egg Scramble
Potato Egg Skillet
Southwestern Egg Sandwich
Ham Egg Cheese Breakfast Pitas
Eggs Benedict Con Queso
Berry Breakfast Parfait
Frosty Fruit Smoothie
Creamy Cheese Grits
Double Bran Muffins
Hot Hearty Oat Bran
Smoked Salmon Canapés
Marinated Artichoke Appetizers
Turkey Vegetable Wrappetizers
SunDried Tomato Artichoke Pizzas
Spinach and SunDried Tomato Quesadillas
Black Bean Quesadillas
Simple Veggie Skewers
Stuffed Celery with Apples Cheese
Turkey Cream Cheese Rollups
Smoked Salmon Spread
Scallion Olive Hummus
Pesto Cheese Log
DateNut Cheese Log
Spicy Spinach Artichoke Spread
Cool Cucumber Dip
HoneyLime Fruit Dip
Strawberries n Cream
Slowcooked Beef Barley Vegetable Soup
Italian Wedding Soup
Southwestern Chicken Soup
Chicken Tortellini Soup
Savory Chili
Cream of Asparagus Soup
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Tortellini Vegetable Soup
Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Garden Garbanzo Soup
Lentil Soup with Spinach Potatoes
Black Bean Sausage Soup
Butterbean Soup
Turkey Barley Soup
West Coast Cobb Salad
Southwestern Chicken Caesar Salad
Chicken Taco Salad
Greek Chicken Chop Salad
Rotisserie Chicken Salad
ButtermilkHerb Dressing
Salad Niçoise
Asian Chicken Chop Salad
SoySesame Dressing
CranberryCrunch Chicken Salad
Artichoke SunDried Tomato Tuna Salad
Orzo Chicken Salad
Peanutty Shrimp Noodle Salad
Curried Orzo Vegetable Salad
Pesto Pasta Salad
Tabbouleh Fruit Salad
Spinach Mushroom Salad
OrangeOnion Salad
Light CarrotRaisin Salad
CilantroCarrot Salad
Summer Tomato Salad
Ginger Green Beans
Spicy Cabbage Sauté
Citrusglazed Carrots
Cauliflower with Mushrooms Onions
Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms
Summer Garden Pilaf
Colorful Rice Pilaf
Dilled New Potatoes Peas
Roasted Root Vegetables
Garlic Smashed New Potatoes
Spinach Onion Sauté
Summer Squash with Onions Herbs
Roasted Zucchini Mushrooms Onions
Greek Garden Sandwiches
Chicken Gyros
Unfried Fish Sandwiches
Mediterranean Tuna Melts
Colossal Club Wraps
Mediterranean Turkey Wraps
Turkey Artichoke Wraps
Tempting Turkey Wraps
HummusVeggie Wraps
Teriyaki Turkey Burgers
TexMex Turkey Burgers
SlimmedDown Sloppy Joes
Peppers Onions
Penne with Chicken Artichoke Hearts SunDried Tomatoes
Rotini with SavoryMeat Sauce
Primavera Pasta
Rigatoni with Broccoli Rabe Ricotta
Penne with Italian Sausage Broccoli Rabe
Pasta Portabella
Tortellini Primavera
Pasta Pie with Broccoli Italian Sausage
Spaghetti with SunDried Tomato Clam Sauce
Spicy Chicken Pie
LazyDay Lasagna
Cheesestuffed Shells
Baked Ziti with Roasted Chicken Red Peppers
Stuffed Chicken Breast Florentine
Tarragon Chicken Mushrooms
ApricotGinger Chicken
Quick Curried Chicken
HoneyDijon Chicken
Chicken Olé
Spicy Chicken Enchiladas
Caribbean Chicken with Mango Salsa
Seared Cajun Chicken
Garden Meatloaf
Swiss Steak
Meat Potato Pie
Slowcooked Sicilian Pot Roast
Pork Tenderloin with Butternut Squash Onions
Pork Medallions with AppleApricot Chutney
Pork Chops with Mushrooms Onions
Grilled Tuscan Tenderloin
Scallops with Peanut Sauce
Grecianstyle Grouper
Salmon with Roasted Plum Tomatoes
Citrusglazed Fish Fillets
Crispy Ovenfried Fish
Grilled Scallop Kebabs
Light Carrot Cake
Cherry Fudge Cake
Light Cherry Cheesecake
Cool Chocolate Cream Pie
Cherry Bavarian
ChocolatePeanut Butter Parfaits
Baked Pumpkin Custard
Banana Pudding Parfaits
Golden Peanut Butter Cookies
Chocolate ChipRaisin Cookies
Melon with Fresh Berry Sauce
Sassy Strawberries
CinnamonPeach Crisp
Baked Pears with Citrus Sauce
Sensational Berry Sundaes
ApplePecan Ice Cream Sundaes
Pear Walnut Bread
ApricotPecan Bread
How Many Calories Do You Need?
Adapting Menus to Suit Your Taste
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
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Sandra Woodruff, M.S., R.D., is the author of nine books, including The Good Carb Cookbook and The Best-Kept Secrets of Healthy Cooking. A registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition and food science, she is a nutritional consultant to numerous medical groups. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

Christopher Saudek, M.D., is the director of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center, former president of the American Diabetes Association, and a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes.

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