Simple and delicous recipes for a healthy life.
The role of nutrition in the management of diabetes is to maintain near-normal blood sugar levels in order to increase the effectiveness of insulin in the body. This book provides simple, sensible guidelines and recipes of value to people with diabetes, showing which foods are benficial and which should be eaten in moderation, as well as giving general diatery advice.
The glycaemic index shows you foods that are low, medium and high in the speed of their release of sugars into the body.
A nutritional analysis for each recipe shows the glycaemic value for the dish, and how many calories, carbohydrates, fats and proteins there are in a single serving.
The recipes in this book are illustrated by beautiful colour photos and easy step by step instructions for preperation.
These mouth watering dishes show that you can eat delicous and easy food and still maintain a sensible balance.
GI Recipes include.
Breakfasts and Brunches.
Soups and light meals.
Seafood, meat and poultry.
Deserts and Baking.
Some examples are.....
Asparagus with poached eggs & Parmesan
Baked eggs with spinach
Roasted garlic sweet potato, grilled aubergine & pepper salad with mozzarella
Baked herb ricotta
Grilled honeyed figs with sabayon
Honey and lemon muffins
Coconut prawns with cucumber salad
Tuna and avacado salad
Little dark chocolate mousse pots with poached berries
Bon Apetit !