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What Do I Eat Now?

Your step-by-step guide to managing type 2 diabetes.

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What Do I Eat Now?, a book written by Patricia Geil, R.D. and Tami Ross, R.D., is a step-by-step eating guide for those with type 2 diabetes.

Targeted to those who have been newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and who are overwhelmed and confused about what to eat, the book outlines a simple and organized four-week plan that lays the foundation for a lifestyle of healthy eating aimed to control blood sugar levels.

What Do I Eat Now breaks down the program into meal plans and recipes along with diabetes nutrition. All recipes in the book include nutrition values and diabetic exchanges for your convenience.

PRO
  • Book explains type 2 diabetes in a clear manner
  • Includes recipes and meal plans that help control blood sugar levels
  • Offers pointers on making small changes to control diabetes
  • A great resource for those newly diagnosed with diabetes
  • Book focuses on education as well as lifestyle
  • Includes recommendation for diet as well as exercise
CON
  • Targeted solely to those with diabetes
DIET and NUTRITION

What Do I Eat Now is broken down into chapters that discuss the relevant topics associated with type 2 diabetes. At the end of each chapter is the "Tell Me What to Eat” meal plans and recipes so that readers can get started on a lifetime of healthy eating.

Readers are encouraged to eat meals as well as certain healthy and blood sugar-stabilizing snacks. Plenty of suggestions and resources are provided to help you navigate through food-focused special occasions, how to read food labels, how to dine out in a healthy way and how to cook for the whole family with with an emphasis on health, cost-savings and time-efficiency.

Some of the recipes included in What Do I Eat Now are:

  • Ice cream parlor pie
  • Bruschetta baked potatoes
  • Veggie tortilla snacks
  • Crispy chicken tenders
  • Cranberry pear salad
EXERCISE

What Do I Eat Now? includes a body mass index calculator so that you can figure out what a healthy goal weight is and reach towards that. Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle that can actually help reduce diabetes symptoms and even prevent it if done in the pre-diabetic stage.

The book recommends 30 minutes of aerobic exercise most days of the week. By doing this you can start to burn calories and get moving. As you progress you can increase this time to 45 to 60 minutes most days of the week.

CONCLUSION

Those recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may feel overwhelmed with the amount of information available to describe this disease. What Do I Eat Now? offers an educational approach that will help you control your blood sugar levels and even lose weight. There are recipes included and meal plans to add variety to your diet.

Following the exercise and diet guidelines in the book, you can keep type 2 diabetes under control and lose weight at the same time.

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