Synopses & Reviews
Included are a Latin American food dictionary, advice on handling holiday meals, and how to decipher spanish food labels!
More than 10 percent of Latin Americans suffer from diabetes, yet when it comes to effectively developing meal plans that fit the savory tastes and favorite foods of Latin American cultures, diabetes educators and people who suffer from diabetes have been at a lossuntil now.
Written in Spanish and English, it features new food pyramids and menu plans specifically designed for he Latin American palate from all over the Caribbean. "Beyond Beans & Rice" is a long-awaited resource for dietitian and people who want to manage their diabetes but don't want to sacrifice the mainstay of their cultural identity. Whether it's paella or carne guisada, this pioneering book shows Latin Americans with diabetes how they can easily design meal plans that fit into a healthy lifestyle without giving up taste or familiar staples.
Written in English and Spanish, Más allá del arroz y las habichuelas is a long-awaited resource for dieticians and people who want to manage their diabetes but don't want to sacrifice the mainstay of their cultural identity.
About the Author
Lorena Drago, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., C.D.E, a diabetes educator and consultant for more than 20 years, is the chair of the Hispanic Latino Specialty Practice Group of ADietA.