Canada's Best Cookbook For Kids With Diabetes

by Colleen Bartley

Robert Rose | March 5, 2005 | Trade Paperback

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Healthy, tasty food the whole family can enjoy.

Picture a child with a diabetes-restricted diet, and you''ll understand the need for Canada''s Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes. More than 250,000 children and teenagers in Canada, along with their families, are currently managing diabetes. As the incidence of Type 2 increases, this number will continue to grow.

This book has been developed to help parents of children with diabetes provide delicious and nutritious kid-friendly food that the whole family can enjoy. Whether it''s Chocolate and Strawberry Waffles, Spaghetti and Meatballs or Peanut Butter Chip Muffins, these are recipes that kids will enjoy and parents feel confident in serving. All the recipes help to deliver the supervised diet that children with diabetes require without making them feel deprived or left out.

More than 125 recipes provide outstanding meal ideas for everything from after-school snacks to main meal and desserts. Each recipe includes a complete nutritional breakdown and has been extensively reviewed by top diabetes educators.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 Pages, 6.69 × 9.84 × 0.39 in

Published: March 5, 2005

Publisher: Robert Rose

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0778801071

ISBN - 13: 9780778801078

Found in: Healthy Cooking

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Canada's Best Cookbook For Kids With Diabetes

Canada's Best Cookbook For Kids With Diabetes

by Colleen Bartley

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 Pages, 6.69 × 9.84 × 0.39 in

Published: March 5, 2005

Publisher: Robert Rose

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0778801071

ISBN - 13: 9780778801078

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Introduction The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, estimates that there are presently over 20 million North Americans living with diabetes. Up to a third of these people may not have been diagnosed. Types 1 and 2 are the most common types of diabetes. Type 1 accounts for about 10 percent of all new diagnoses; the remaining 90 percent are primarily individuals with type 2 diabetes. The majority of individuals with type 1 diabetes are diagnosed during their young childhood, in their teen years or as young adults. Those with type 2 diabetes are usually diagnosed as adults over the age of 40, but in the past few years children and adolescents have also been developing type 2 diabetes. There has been a 10- to 30-fold increase in the number of children with type 2 diabetes in the past 10 to 15 years. With growing obesity rates among youth, this trend is likely to continue. In managing diabetes, the goal is to keep blood glucose levels within the target range recommended by a diabetes health care team (a physician, nurse, dietitian and other professionals involved in diabetes management). Type 1 diabetes is managed with an individualized meal plan (based on food choices or carbohydrate counting), regular physical activity and insulin, delivered either by injection or pump therapy. Type 2 diabetes is managed with a meal plan that distributes carbohydrate foods throughout the day, encourages weight management and regular physical activity and sometimes requires the use
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Table of Contents

Introduction Meal Planning for Diabetes Beyond the Basics: Meal Planning for Healthy Eating, Diabetes Prevention and Management What is Carbohydrate? How Much Sugar is Okay? Facts on Fiber Carbohydrate Counting Nutritional Considerations When Carbohydrate Counting The Glycemic Index Label Reading and Nutrition Claims Facts on Fat A Note on Sodium Get Moving! For More Information Breakfasts Puffy Ham and Cheese Bake Mexican Scrambled Eggs Surprise Quick Quiche Eggs in Cereal Nests Pancake or Waffle Batter Teddy Bear Pancakes Happy Face Pancakes Pancake Banana Splits Apple Oat Pancakes Protein Plus Pancakes Chocolate and Strawberry Waffles Crunchy French Toast Homemade Turkey Sausage Baked Apple-Raisin Oatmeal Fruity Granola Breakfast Quesadillas Beverages Blender Breakfast Blast Peach Melba Smoothie Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie Frosty Strawberry Shake Peachy Banana Shake Lemon Iced Tea Spiced Iced Tea A Perfect Cup of Cocoa Hot Mulled Cider Frosty Chocolate Shake Old-Fashioned Chocolate Soda Snacks and Appetizers Black Bean Dip Hummus and Pita Chips Salsa and Tortilla Chips Guacamole Nachos Quick Quesadillas Potato Skins Mini Pizzas Fast and Spicy Pizza Bagels Buffalo Wings Spicy Popcorn Holiday Cut-outs Salads and Sides Dishes Carrot Salad Caesar Salad Pasta Salad on a Stick Taco Salad Chicken Salad Nests Chicken Fajita Salad Ham Fried Rice Smashed Potatoes Oven French Fries Stuffed Baked Potatoes Mashed Potato Casserole Potato Pancakes Corn on the Cob Mexican Corn Zucch
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Healthy, tasty food the whole family can enjoy.

Picture a child with a diabetes-restricted diet, and you''ll understand the need for Canada''s Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes. More than 250,000 children and teenagers in Canada, along with their families, are currently managing diabetes. As the incidence of Type 2 increases, this number will continue to grow.

This book has been developed to help parents of children with diabetes provide delicious and nutritious kid-friendly food that the whole family can enjoy. Whether it''s Chocolate and Strawberry Waffles, Spaghetti and Meatballs or Peanut Butter Chip Muffins, these are recipes that kids will enjoy and parents feel confident in serving. All the recipes help to deliver the supervised diet that children with diabetes require without making them feel deprived or left out.

More than 125 recipes provide outstanding meal ideas for everything from after-school snacks to main meal and desserts. Each recipe includes a complete nutritional breakdown and has been extensively reviewed by top diabetes educators.

About the Author

Colleen Bartley''s teenage daughter has diabetes. While running a catering business, Colleen came up with the idea of a cookbook for kids with diabetes. With input from a dietitian as well as her daughter, she has combined her love of cooking with her practical experience in preparing meals for a family. She lives in Sechelt, British Columbia.

Colleen Bartley

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