- Paperback: 336 pages
- Publisher: Chello Publishing Limited; 5th edition (29 Mar. 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1908261064
- ISBN-13: 978-1908261069
- Product Dimensions: 14.8 x 1.6 x 21 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1,593 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,332 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Carbs & Cals: Count your Carbs & Calories with over 1,700 Food & Drink Photos! Paperback – 29 Mar 2013
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The Carbs & Cals book is the ultimate visual carbohydrate and calorie counter!
Packed to the brim with over 1,700 food and drink photos, with the carbohydrate, calorie, protein, fat, saturated fat and fibre content clearly displayed in colour-coded tabs around each photo, it's the perfect support tool for diabetes management, weight loss and healthy eating.
With up to 6 portion photos for each food item, Carbs & Cals makes choosing sensible portion sizes quick and easy!
The introduction to the book includes top tips for healthy eating and information about the nutrients in food, weight loss, diabetes, and carbohydrate and calorie counting.
There are 26 different colour-coded sections containing the most popular UK food and drink items: Biscuits & Crackers, Bread, Breakfast, Cakes & Bakery, Cheese, Desserts, Drinks, Eggs, Fruit, Gluten Free, Meals, Meal Accompaniments, Meat, Chicken & Fish, Milk & Cream, Nuts & Seeds, Pasta & Noodles, Potatoes & Tubers, Rice & Grains, Sandwiches, Snacks & Confectionery, Soup, Spreads & Sauces, Takeaways, Vegetables & Pulses, Vegetarian Alternatives, Yogurt.
Each fruit and veg portion size that makes up one of your 5-a-day is clearly indicated by a yellow ring around the photo. In the Drinks section, alcohol unit information is included to aid understanding of the guidelines on safe drinking.
Carbs & Cals educates and assists in the process of making informed choices about carbohydrate and calorie counting, and how to reduce calories and fat intake by choosing a smaller portion or swapping a food item that is high in calories for a healthier option.
The book is in association with Diabetes UK.
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Excellent book. Very helpful when needing to know carbs in a food item. Being type 1 diabetic its invaluable
Well done to the authors