Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies
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Managing diabetes means controlling the amount of fat that you eat. Food terms in recipes and menu items can help you identify high-fat and low-fat foods. Understanding these terms will help you determine which foods and recipes to avoid.

These terms indicate a low fat content:

  • Baked

  • Broiled

  • Cooked in its own juice

  • Poached

These terms indicate a high fat content:

  • Buttered or in butter sauce

  • Creamed or in cream sauce

  • Deep fried

  • Fried

  • In cheese sauce

  • In plum sauce

  • Sautéed

  • Sweet and sour

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Dr. Alan L. Rubin is one of the leading authorities on diabetes and the author of many books, including Diabetes For Dummies, Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, and Prediabetes For Dummies.

Cait James, MS, has counseled clients in individualized nutrition and personal fitness plans in health clubs.

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