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A welcome addition to resources for those following a diabetes diet. Recipes, menu plans and diet advice for diabetics are all given in this beautifully illustrated book.

Diabetes Cookbook
In Association with Diabetes UK

Our price 9.99


With 1.4 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK alone, there has never been a greater need for the authoritative information on the condition. Comprehensive and practical, the Diabetes Cookbook helps people with diabetes to take control of their condition and live life to the full.

Understanding Diabetes

Written by Diabetes UK, the Diabetes Cookbook describes the two main types of diabetes, and explains the treatment and management of the condition. It shows how to plan menus to achieve a well-balanced diet and stable blood-glucose levels, and gives advice on interpreting nutritional guidelines and adapting standard recipes.

Stylish Appetising Food

From Courgette and Bean Soup with Mint Pesto to Beef, Ale and Borlotti Bean Casserole, and fro Spinach Tortilla to Fruit and Amaretti Trifle, over 100 beautifully illustrated recipes demonstrate that a diet for whose with diabetes need be anything but dull. Each recipes has been carefully devised by Diabetes UK, and nutritional analysis, tips on individual foods, alternative ingredients and serving ideas are also included.

Menus to Suit Everyone

The Diabetes Cookbook shows how easy it is to plan menus that are appropriate for people with diabetes and also appeal to family and friends. These are recipes for all occasions , including buffet lunches, children's teas, vegetarian suppers and three-course dinner parties. The Diabetes Cookbook is an inspirational collection of recipes that will enhance the diet and well-being of people with diabetes everywhere.   

  • Provides authoritative information on living with diabetes from Diabetes UK
  • Features fresh, healthy and flavoursome recipes for soups and starters, quick meals and snacks, main and side dishes, bread, desserts and cakes
  • Includes nutritional analysis for each recipe
  • Offers advice on how to plan nutritionally balanced meals that will keep blood-glucose levels in check
  • Highlights key ingredients and shows how to balance choices

Featuring over 100 delicious recipes, the Diabetes Cookbook is guaranteed to tempt the tastebuds and contribute to the health and well-being of everyone with diabetes.




1 calorie (kcal) is the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1kg of water by 1C

An average (sedentary) woman needs 1940 calories per day to maintain a healthy weight

An average (sedentary) man needs around 2400 calories per day to maintain a healthy weight

Your current weight, age, gender and how active you are all affect how many calories you need to maintain a healthy weight

Tall people need more calories than short people!

To lose 1lb a week, you need to eat 500 calories less than you use each day

To find out how many calories you would need to lose weight at your chosen rate visit and take a free trial.


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