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The Smart Woman's Guide to Eating Right with Diabetes

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The Smart Woman's Guide to Eating Right with Diabetes

SKU# 9781936303373

What Will Work

Author: Amy Stockwell Mercer


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"When diagnosed with diabetes the first thing a person asks is what food they can eat. This book educates people living with diabetes about different diets available in an informative, thoughtful and user-friendly way. This book really offers advice that will enable readers to find what works best for them.

Each chapter focuses on a different type of diet such as: low carb, vegetarian, high carb/low fat, and more. Each offers solid research and the latest findings on these diets in Amy Stockwell's approachable voice. In depth profiles of type 1 and type 2 men and women who have had success with these diets are included as well as tips, "my favorite recipes," and personal advice. Factual information is provided from professional nutritionists, educators and endocrinologists.

This book will encourage you to eat right and reads like a conversation with a good friend."

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 29, 2012
  • Page Count 224
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9781936303373
  • EISBN 9781617051241

Table of Contents 

"Chapter 1: Food Pyramid
Chapter 2: High to Moderate Carbs
Chapter 3: Low-Carb
Chapter 4: Vegan, Vegetarian, Raw Foods
Chapter 5: Mindful Eating
Chapter 6: Eating Out/Special Events
Chapter 7: Celiac/Digestive Issues
Chapter 8: Food or Control?
Chapter 9: Snacks
Chapter 10: Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach

Editorial Review(s) 

“Provides readers with information, support, and a sense of community on a confusing and emotionally-charged topic. A beneficial addition to a consumer health collection.”—Consumer Connection Newsletter of the Medical Library Association, March 2013

“Many myths are dispelled throughout this book, making commonly asked questions easy to understand. A great guide to understanding more about living with diabetes.”—Marlisa Brown, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, Author of Gluten-Free, Hassle-Free

“In The Smart Woman’s Guide to Eating Right with Diabetes, Amy Stockwell Mercer sifts through today’s overwhelming surplus of conflicting diet advice, makes sense of it, and then brings it into the ever complex arena of diabetes management. Her no-nonsense approach to healthy eating is layered with practical suggestions that are easy to understand and implement. This book is a must for anyone struggling to understand the role diet plays in his or her management of diabetes.” —Maryjeanne Hunt, Author of Eating to Lose

“Who doesn’t want to know what others with diabetes are doing—and eating! In The Smart Woman’s Guide to Eating Right with Diabetes, successful women with diabetes share what works for them regarding food, and managing carbs and their blood sugar while still enjoying their favorite meals. This is also an exceptional book for health care providers to get, and share, a real-life picture of what actually works for patients, rather than just dispense the standard dietary guidelines.”—Riva Greenberg, Author of 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life, Huffington Post columnist, and Health Coach

“Amy’s book is a comprehensive look at the complicated relationship between diabetes and food. Filled with advice, recipes, studies, and anecdotes, The Smart Woman’s Guide to Eating Right with Diabetes: What Will Work offers something for everyone—whether you are newly diagnosed or have already lived with diabetes for a while and think you’ve already heard it all.”—Cheryl Alkon, Author of Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-Existing Diabetes: Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby