Cookbook Corner - Special Diets for Good Health

Cookbook Corner -  Special Diets for Good Health

Cookbooks with special diets and recipes to help control Diabetes,
Heart Disease, Intestinal Disease, Allergies, & Other Health Concerns.

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The World's Healthiest Foods, Essential Guide for the Healthiest Way of Eating
This book presents a unique nutrient-rich approach to the "Healthiest Way of Eating" with 500 Mediterranean-style recipes, most of which take 7 minutes or less to prepare. It also answers questions about what to eat to keep healthy. It focuses on the World's Healthiest Foods, 100 delicious foods that are nutrient-rich, providing the maximum number of nutrients for the least amount of calories.

What to Eat if You Have Cancer
Make cancer treatment more effective and reduce its unpleasant side effects with good nutrition. This vital resource for cancer patients presents the best foods to fight cancer, foods to eat and foods to avoid in your fight with cancer and suggests ways to keep your body strong. This revised contains new recipes, new menus, and the latest research on cancer and nutrition. It covers proper use of supplements in nutrition therapy. You'll learn how to create personalized meal plans to complement different types and phases of treatment.

Eating Well Through Cancer:
Easy Recipes & Recommendations During & After Treatment

Designed for cancer patients and their families, this book serves as a guide for nutrition before, during, and after cancer treatment. The spiral-bound cookbook is very well organized and easy-to-follow, with recipes categorized by symptoms or side effects a person may be having and by treatment stage. Recipes focus on foods best tolerated and those to ease the symptoms during treatment. It includes an oncologist's chapter introduction, doctor's notes, menu planning, tips, nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges.

The MS Recovery Diet
More than half a million people live with Multiple Sclerosis, yet conventional medicine still has little to offer patients. The MS Recovery Diet is an alternative to drugs that can stop and reverse the ravaging symptoms of MS. The book explains that there are five common food triggers that can set off the symptoms of MS... dairy, grains containing glutens, legumes, eggs, and yeast. Because MS is such a complex disease, other foods also play a role as culprits. The book explains the background, science, and development of this treatment and shows readers how to pinpoint their specific problem foods and sensitivities. It offers over 100 simple recipes, plus strategies to improve digestion, balance the immune system, and repair the body's myelin. Both of the book's authors had been diagnosed and disabled by MS and have experienced incredible recovery on the diet. With inspiring personal stories throughout, this book shares the treatment plan that has dramatically changed their lives, and the lives of others who have discovered it.

The Allergy Self-Help Cookbook: Over 350 Natural Foods Recipes,
Free of All Common Food Allergens: Wheat-free, Milk-free, Egg-free,
Corn-free, Sugar-free, Yeast-free

This book is a comprehensive kitchen resource for overcoming food allergies.... now completely revised and updated. Since its original publication in 1984, The Allergy Self-Help Cookbook has helped thousands of people overcome their food sensitivities and intolerances. Now, the tips and recipes have been entirely revamped for today's cooks with little or no time to spare. It covers: Extensive breakfast and dessert chapters; Updated nutrition information; New recipes using ingredients such as Kamut flour and quinoa pasta; How to help allergic children eat right and feel better. It includes a complete guide to new allergy-free products and tips for creating an allergy-free kitchen and home.

Gluten-Free Quick & Easy: From Prep to Plate Without the Fuss-
200+ Recipes for People with Food Sensitivities

Wheat-free-cooking expert Carol Fenster reveals her time-saving tips and techniques in this resource for people with food allergies and celiac disease. This book features comprehensive menu plans and over 200 gluten-free recipes. It includes recipes for make-ahead baking mixes... recipes for main courses and side dishes, tasty breakfasts, and desserts... even recipes for hearty breads, pizzas, and pasta.

The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 7th Edition
This 25th-anniversary edition of the classic, bestselling cookbook contains 600 heart-healthy recipes, 150 of them brand-new. The book has been updated to reflect the use of nonfat and low-fat ingredients that didn't exist just a few years ago. Recipes include appetizers, snacks, beverages, soups, salads, entrées (seafood, poultry, meat, vegetarian), vegetables, side dishes, sauces, breads, breakfasts, and, of course, desserts. Many are healthier versions of old favorites--such as Eggplant Parmesan, Chicken à la King, Sweet and Sour Pork, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Devil's Food Cake, and Chocolate Chip Cookies-- with some new entries that reflect modern eating trends. Most recipes reflect AHA guidelines: no more than 30% total fat, 8% to 10% saturated fat, less than 300 milligrams of cholesterol per day; plenty of vegetables and grains; and moderate sugar and sodium. Nutritional information includes calories, protein, carbohydrates, cholesterol, fat, fiber, and sodium.

American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook:
More Than 200 Healthful Recipes You Can Make in Minutes

This indispensable cookbook from one of the most trusted names in the health field breaks the fast food - fat connection. Nearly every one of its mouthwatering, low-fat, low-cholesterol recipes can be prepared in under 30 minutes. Here is the opportunity for millions of people to start cooking... and living... healthier.

Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook:

Slow-Cooker Favorites to Include Everyone!

This Diabetic Cookbook is packed with hundreds of recipes for those diabetics and any one who has to keep track of food exchange values, carbohydrates, sugars, calories, and fats. These are recipes that the whole family will enjoy. It includes recipes for appetizers, main dishes, soups and showders, vegetables and side dishes, breakfasts, snacks, desserts and beverages.

Reversing Diabetes Cookbook: More Than 200 Delicious, Healthy Recipes
From bestselling author and champion of nutritional medicine, Dr. Julian Whitaker, has helped hundreds of thousands of people with type 2 diabetes control their condition naturally and effectively through the program outlined in his book, Reversing Diabetes. This cookbook helps readers to reduce-or even eliminate-dependency on insulin and oral drugs. It contains more than 200 kitchen-tested recipes, from appetizers to entrees, side dishes, desserts, and more... all with full nutritional breakdowns.

Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook: Everyday Meals, Easy as 1-2-3
Betty Crocker and the International Diabetes Center have teamed up to create this 140 recipes using the most current diabetes guidelines, real-life advice, a simple guide to diabetes care, 7-day menu plan, and carbohydrate choices. Includes nutrition data, a resource guide, and medical glossary. Every recipe shows the number of Carbohydrate Choices per serving, so that planning the rest of the meal is easy. The recipes are made with everyday ingredients, including sugar... no food groups or ingredients are left out, so there's no need for anyone to feel deprived or restricted to a special diet. Food exchanges are also included, making it easy for those who still count calories. It's also packed with expert medical and nutrition tips from a diabetes doctor and two registered nurses... invaluable for the newly diagnosed as well as for those who have been coping with diabetes for years. Throughout the book, real-life advice from people who have diabetes offers inspiration and great ideas on dealing with this chronic disease.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet
This book features the Specific Carbohydrate Diet ... a diet for those who suffer from Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitus, Celicac Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, and Chronic Diarrhea. The first half of the book explains how different carbohydrates affect the body. is introduced with an explanation of how it can prevent, alleviate, and cure gastrointestinal disorders. The second part contains recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, meats, desserts, beverages, and candies which are allowed on this diet. It also includes an comprehensive glossary.

How to Cook for Crohn's and Colitis:
More Than 200 Healthy, Delicious Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

This cookbook for those who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's Disease and Colitis. It outlines their unique dietary needs, offers sound nutritional advice, and shows how to incorporate this information to make healthy choices about which foods to eat. The recipes are designed for the home cook, with easy-to-understand directions and ingredients found in grocery stores. Many of the recipes can be prepared quickly, making them convenient for busy cooks. The recipes are designed with families in mind, to create meals that everyone can enjoy. Recipes are organized into the following categories: appetizers, chili-chowders-soups, salads and salad dressings, sandwiches, breads savory and sweet, beef and pork, poultry, fish and seafood, past and sauces, side dishes, condiments and sweets. The book also contains informative sidebars on such topics as: Tips on Dining Out, Organic vs. Non-Organic Foods, How to Read a Nutrition Label, Kneading Bread Dough, and Tips on Skimming Fat from Broth.

Eating for Pregnancy:
An Essential Guide to Nutrition with Recipes for the Whole Family

This book addresses the nutritional needs of pregnant women today, helping them navigate through frozen food aisles and prepared food sections and prepare homemade meals as healthy and easy as possible. It provides up-to-date nutritional information; shopping and eating tips to keep nutrient-intake high and unnecessary weight-gain to a minimum; and guilt-free, smart-choice convenience and semi-prepared food options. It features more than 120 recipes, organized into six main sections. Each recipe highlights “What’s in this for baby and me?” and includes nutritional breakdowns and meal planning advice. Many offer suggestions for substitutions and other timesaving shortcuts. It also caters to women with gestational diabetes with diabetic tips and ADA exchange values. A vegetarian chapter offers essential advice to pregnant vegetarians along with inspiring recipes.

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