The Diabetic Cookbook and Meal Plan for the Newly Diagnosed: A 4-Week Introductory Guide to Manage Type 2 Diabetes (Paperback)

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Take control of your diabetes with a 4-week meal plan and tons of delicious recipes

When you're newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, figuring out what is safe to eat can be a challenge. Create and enjoy meals confidently with a 4-week meal plan and more than 100 flavorful, nourishing recipes. This top choice in diabetic cookbooks makes it easier to not only manage your disease—but to thrive.

Learn the basics of type 2 diabetes, including how nutrition and lifestyle choices affect your blood sugar. Find science-backed answers to common questions, along with practical advice for eating in different situations. All of the recipes include nutrition facts and advice for nutritious recipe pairings. Many of the dishes can be made in 30 minutes or less, helping to accommodate your busy lifestyle—and keep you on the road to long-term management of your diabetes.

This diabetes cookbook and meal plan for the newly diagnosed includes:

  • A month-long plan—This day-by-day diabetic meal plan is easy to follow, includes prep tips and shopping lists, and can be customized according to your weight-loss goals and caloric needs.

  • 100+ delicious recipes—Dig into Asian-Style Grilled Beef Salad, Black Bean Enchilada Skillet Casserole, Roasted Salmon with Honey-Mustard Sauce, Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies, and much more. A recipe for every taste bud.

  • Helpful labels—Recipes include handy labels for different dietary needs like gluten-free and vegetarian, along with easy options like no-cook and 5-ingredient dishes.

Manage your diabetes and get control of your health in as early as 4 weeks with the Diabetic Cookbook and Meal Plan for the Newly Diagnosed.

About the Author

LORI ZANINI, RD, CDE, is a nationally recognized, award-winning food and nutrition expert. She is the author of Eat What You Love Diabetes Cookbook and is featured regularly in both local and national media, including CNN,, Healthline, Everyday Health, SELF, Forbes, ABC7, and many others. She is a former national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Lori lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and toddler son.

Praise For…

“In her book, the author says the best time to take action is when you’re newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and I couldn’t agree more. With crystal-clear language and delicious recipes and meal plans, Lori cuts to the chase and provides answers and solutions to the biggest challenges when learning to manage type 2 diabetes: 'what can I eat, how much and when?"—Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, owner Hope Warshaw Associates, LLC and author of Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy

“Lori has always been our trusted source for clinical, yet friendly, nutritional advice. It's incredible to see her sharing her wealth of knowledge and contributing to this must-have conversation.”—Karena Dawn & Katrina Scott, Co-founders of Tone It Up and NYT Bestselling Authors

"A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can leave you feeling overwhelmed, worried and maybe even afraid. But luckily, there are amazing professionals out there that can provide support and guidance. That’s where Lori comes in. In her new book, Diabetes Cookbook & Meal Plan for the Newly Diagnosed, she provides approachable meal plans and delicious and easily executable recipes. This book is perfect for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with diabetes as well as anyone who is just looking to improve their eating habits through nutritious foods. It’s a valuable resource that should be on the bookshelf and in the kitchen!"—Chef Sara Haas RDN, Consultant Culinary Nutritionist and Author of Taco! Taco! Taco! and Fertility Foods

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641520232
ISBN-10: 164152023X
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: June 12th, 2018
Pages: 272
Language: English