Change One for Diabetes
The Natural Solution Program for Lowering your Blood Sugar, Losing Weight, and Living A Healthier LifeBook - 2004
First came ChangeOne, the revolutionary weight-loss program that helped the nation part with unwanted pounds simply, successfully, and permanently. Now, developed especially for people with type 2 diabetes, comes ChangeOne for Diabetes, the all-natural approach to lowering blood sugar. Based on remarkable research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the proven principles of ChangeOne, this comprehensive program is poised to revolutionize diabetes management-and improve your life. The 10 Percent Plan. At the heart and center of ChangeOne for Diabetes is an easy, effective, nutritionally sound plan to help you lose 10 percent of your body weight-and drop your blood sugar by 25 percent or more! No crazy schemes or fad diets here. No math! No counting! Stop tallying carbs and calories! The Plate Approach is a simple, visual way to make sure all your meals are easy on your blood sugar and your waistline. Delicious food. Don't assume that you have to ban starches and sugar. On this plan, no foods are off-limits. In fact, you'll find diabetes-friendly recipes for macaroni and cheese, French fries, and even cheesecake! Forward by five. Exercise actually increases your cells' sensitivity to insulin, essentially throwing diabetes into reverse. The walking plan in ChangeOne for Diabetes asks you to add just 5 minutes of walking a week. No sweat! The Sugar-Buster Routine. In just 10 minutes a day, you'll boost your muscle mass so your body burns more calories and your cells take up more insulin. You can even do this easy at-home routine 2 minutes at a time. Mind-body medicine. Would you believe that just by relaxing, you can lower your blood sugar? It's true! We'll show you clever strategies for taming your stress hormones and short-circuiting the "stress effect." Step by step. With ChangeOne for Diabetes, this is how you'll make small but critical changes in your diet and lifestyle that will improve your health for a lifetime.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2004
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm