If you have type 2 diabetes, you are not alone. More than 1.5 million Australians have diabetes, and more than twice that number are likely to develop diabetes in the next five to ten years. The good news is that type 2 diabetes can be controlled so you can lead a normal life. The right eating plan, regular exercise and, where necessary, diabetes medication, can make all the difference.
The CSIRO and Baker IDI Diabetes Recipe Book provides you with more than 100 delicious recipes for every occasion - from feeding a family to hosting an elegant dinner party. You may even be surprised to find things on the menu you thought you'd never eat again - from smoothies and french toast to panna cotta and parfait, from roast dinners to curries and pasta dishes.
In conjunction with the information and advice given in The CSIRO and Baker IDI Diabetes Diet and Lifestyle Plan, this collection of recipes will help you improve your health, manage your weight and feed your family and friends healthy, satisfying and tasty food.
Eat well, stay active and take control.
About the Authors
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia's national science agency, has been dedicated to the practical application of knowledge and science for society and industry since 1928. Today the CSIRO ranks in the top one per cent of world scientific institutions in 12 out of 22 research fields. CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences conducts research into human health, including disease prevention, diagnosis and innovative treatment.
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, internationally renowned medical research facility working on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Its six main areas of research are: population studies and profiling, human physiology and behavioural science, metabolism, diabetic complications, vascular biology and hypertension, and cardiology and therapeutics. The Institute also runs a multidisciplinary, evidence-based diabetes clinic, helps train health professionals and collaborates on international research projects involving heart disease and diabetes.