Carbs & Cals: Count Your Carbs & Calories with Over 1,700 Food & Drink Photos! (5th Revised edition)

Carbs & Cals: Count Your Carbs & Calories with Over 1,700 Food & Drink Photos! (5th Revised edition)

By: Yello Balolia (author), Chris Cheyette (author)Paperback

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The Carbs & Cals book is an easy-to-use, highly effective resource for diabetes management, weight loss, portion control and healthy eating. It contains over 1,700 photos of popular food and drink items, with the carbohydrate, calorie, protein, fat, saturated fat and fibre values clearly displayed in colour-coded tabs around each photo. The 23-page introduction to the book explains healthy eating principles, including top tips for healthy eating, the nutrients in food, weight loss, diabetes, carbohydrate counting, the Glycaemic Index, diabetes and weight management, and how to use the book. The 292 pages of photographs are arranged into 26 colour-coded sections: Biscuits & Crackers, Bread, Breakfast, Cakes & Bakery, Cheese, Desserts, Drinks, Eggs, Fruit, Gluten Free, Meals, Meal Accompaniments, Meat, Chicken & Fish, Milk & Cream, Nuts & Seeds, Pasta & Noodles, Potatoes & Tubers, Rice & Grains, Sandwiches, Snacks & Confectionery, Soup, Spreads & Sauces, Takeaways, Vegetables & Pulses, Vegetarian Alternatives, Yogurt. There are up to 6 different portion photos for each food item, with the weight in grams shown below each photo. Understanding the calorie and nutrient content of food and drink is essential for diabetes management, weight loss and healthy eating and this book is an invaluable support tool for anyone engaged in this process. Carbs & Cals educates the user and helps them make informed choices about carbohydrate and calorie counting, and how to reduce calories and fat intake by choosing a smaller portion or swapping a food item that is high in calories for a healthier option. The book is in association with Diabetes UK.

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About Author

Chris Cheyette is a Diabetes Specialist Dietitian with the NHS, working with people with Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. Chris has spearheaded a number of projects over the years, many with the aim of improving the educational resources that are currently on offer to people with diabetes. These projects include an educational DVD for young people with diabetes, which earned him the 2007 British Dietetic Association Elizabeth Washington Award and a shortlisting for the 2006 Diabetes UK Education Award. Yello Balolia began his career as a TV Dubbing Mixer and in 2003 turned to a visual-based career. With a first class honours degree in Photography, Yello has undertaken a series of creative projects, including private photographic commissions (www.yellobalolia.com).

Contents

Foreword by Diabetes UK; Introduction; How to use this book; Food Photos: Biscuits & Crackers, Bread, Breakfast, Cakes & Bakery, Cheese, Desserts, Drinks, Eggs, Fruit, Gluten Free, Meals, Meal Accompaniments, Meat, Chicken & Fish, Milk & Cream, Nuts & Seeds, Pasta & Noodles, Potatoes & Tubers, Rice & Grains, Sandwiches, Snacks & Confectionery, Soup, Spreads & Sauces, Takeaways, Vegetables & Pulses, Vegetarian Alternatives, Yogurt; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781908261069
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781908261069
  • weight: 637
  • ISBN10: 1908261064
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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