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The Sweet Life: Diabetes Without Boundaries

Learn to prepare great meals that keep your blood sugar levels in check.

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  • Established: 2011
  • Founder: Sam Talbot
  • Accessibility: Book
  • Diet Type: Diabetic
  • Gender: Male and female
BACKGROUND

The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries is a book written by Sam Talbot who was a runner-up on season two of Bravo’s Top Chef TV show. This cookbook is designed for those living with diabetes, and author Sam Talbot has been a type 1 diabetic since the age of 12. Within this cookbook, Talbot gives some of his own tips for living with diabetes. There are also tips from other famous people on how to handle relationships, hobbies and work while living with diabetes. This cookbook is based on sound scientific and medical advice as well.

It includes 75 recipes that are fresh and natural. These meals can be enjoyed by those with and without diabetes. The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries isn’t just for those with diabetes. This book can be used by anyone that wants to be more health conscious and wants to eat real food on a regular basis. Talbot fills this book with his personal diabetes story and love for food, which gives him credibility with the reader.

PRO
  • Includes 75 different recipes
  • Author is a chef living with type 1 diabetes
  • Book highlights facts about diabetes as well as includes recipes
  • Encourages cooking at home
  • Recipes use natural, fresh foods
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries includes 75 different recipes that you can make at home with fresh, natural ingredients. With The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries, you will notice many of the breakfast meals are high in carbs. Talbot explains that early in the day is a good time to take in a bulk of your daily carbs because they can offer a boost of energy to get the day going. There are recipes included in the book that cover all meals of the day. Some of the recipes you will find in The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries include:

  • Roasted Seed Trail Mix
  • Kale Chips with Toasted Nori
  • Soft-Cooked Eggs with Yellow Squash and Broccoli Rabe Pesto
  • Vanilla Whole Grain French Toast
  • Cucumber Kimchi
  • Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes
EXERCISE

The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries is a cookbook so the main focus is food. It doesn’t offer a laid out exercise plan, but Talbot does encourage you to exercise regularly as a great way to help manage diabetes. He talks often about getting enough exercise, how the body needs exercise, ways that exercise reduces blood sugar levels and how exercise helps the body respond to insulin.

CONCLUSION

The number of people being diagnosed and living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes continues to climb. Those living with the disease now have a variety of cookbooks available like The Sweet Life: Diabetes without Boundaries. This cookbook is written by a great chef who happens to have type 1 diabetes. With the recipes and helpful information available in this cookbook, you can prepare healthy meals that will keep your blood sugar levels where they need to be while satisfying your hunger.

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Beverley

I remain unconvinced that the recipes are realistic as they require so many unusual, difficult to obtain ingredients. I love the philosophy behind the book and I am going to buy it.

posted Mar 10th, 2013 5:06 pm



   
 

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