At the heart of Eat & Beat Diabetes With Picture Perfect Weight Loss are dozens of flavorful recipes created by Chef Becker.
Those recipes prove how easy it is to change the way you eat, without sacrificing taste. The book features extraordinary recipes from seventeen of the country’s top chefs including: Lidia Bastianich, Neal Fraser, Christopher Lee, Kim Canteenwalla and Tory Miller. Included inside is a seven-day sample menu, as well as menu-selection guidelines for beating diabetes while dining out, be it at top New York City restaurants or at national chains. The pages are filled with visual comparisonsthat showcase ways of seeing what healthy eating means and looks like.
Eat & beat diabetes with picture perfect weight loss
The visual program to prevent and control diabetes by Dr. Howard M. Shapiro and Chef Franklin Becker
Problem solved: Lose weight and beat diabetes in the most delicious way you can imagine.
- Overweight and at risk for diabetes?
- Diagnosed as diabetic or prediabetic?
- Worried about heart disease?
- Need to lower your blood pressure or cholesterol?
- Need to lose weight healthfully?
- Want to prevent your children from getting diabetes?
Follow the plan in this book and you’ll be on the road to health. You’ll lose weight — one of the most important components of diabetes prevention and management — and you won’t feel deprived. It’s not about what you can’t eat anymore — it’s about all the foods that will leave you satisfiedandhelp you fight disease.
- The latest research, revealing the four powerful nutrients that proactively beat back diabetes and its impact
- More than 100 color photos of picture-perfect food comparisons that help you make the right choices
- Tips for how to beat diabetes in any restaurant — from fast food to haute cuisine
Value added: Beat diabetes and lose weight!
Ask any doctor or nutritionist who treats patients with diabetes: the first focus for controlling the disease is a healthy eating plan. But typical diabetic eating plans have been all about what youcan’teat and what to do if you fall prey to a craving for foods you shouldn’t have.
In Eat & Beat Diabetes with Picture Perfect Weight Loss, Dr. Howard Shapiro uses the same visual method of food comparisons that made his bestselling weight-loss books so popular and easy to use. Now he has teamed with top chef Franklin Becker, a diabetic himself, and together they reveal the secrets to a diet that can actually help you prevent and beat diabetes — without depriving yourself of delicious food.
Dr. Shapiro’s Beat Diabetes Pyramid —a simple way to understand the food groups that fight diabetes and help you lose weight
50 recipes from the nation’s premier chefs,which range from simple to sophisticated, so anyone can make tasty meals regardless of time or skill
A 7-day sample meal plan
Now a typical day in the life of a diabetic might start with a smoked salmon-and-dill omelet, continue to a lunch of three-bean chili, salsa and guacamole, and finish with a dinner of grilled shrimp and shaved fennel, topped off by a dessert of chocolate terrine. It’s a kind of eating that virtually guarantees not just control of the disease and a satisfying of the appetite, but an emphasis on specific nutrients that actually target diabetes, beating back its potential side effects and maintaining the healthy weight that is key to controlling the disease.
Includes tips and healthy meals for kids at risk
In addition, the book is a call to action for parents, this is the first generation projected to have a shorter life span than the previous one.Eat & Beat Diabetes With Picture Perfect Weight Loss is for the entire family, not only because being overweight is dangerous, but because achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is vital for everyone’s health.
Dr. Howard M. Shapiro changed the way American lost weight with hisNew York TimesbestsellerPicture Perfect Weight Loss. He is the founder and director of Howard M. Shapiro Medical Associates, a private multidisciplinary medical office in New York City that specializes in weight control, nutrition counseling and life management. He has been featured in theNew York Times,USA TodayandVogue, among others, and has been a frequent guest on numerous national television and radio programs, including Oprah, Today, Good Morning America and The View. Dr. Shapiro worked extensively with the New York Police Department and the Fire Department of New York, helping them lose a total of 2,544 pounds. Visit his Web site at www.drhowardshapiro.com.
Franklin Becker has served as executive chef at several of New York’s premier restaurants and his work has been featured in the New York Times, New York magazine, Esquire and People. At the age of twenty-seven, he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Following his diagnosis, Chef Becker lost 35 pounds and transformed his cooking style to create dazzling dishes that are healthy and flavorful. Chef Becker currently presides over Abe & Arthur’s restaurant, located in New York City’s Meatpacking district. Visit his Web site at www.cheffranklinbecker.com.