Author(s): Jenefer Roberts
Written in a chatty and non-medical style, Can I Eat That? guides people through the initial and sometimes frightening stages which follow diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. It contains an explanation of the nutritional factors behind the disease, and the nutritional factors in foods that are tolerated; and brings these factors together in advice on the choice - and the cooking - of beneficial and tasty foods. The book also contains over 100 various recipes for healthy, nutritious and above all enjoyable meals suitable for people with Type 2 diabetes.
Jenefer Roberts is the wife of a Type 2 diabetic who grew frustrated at not being able to answer her husband's questions: 'Can I eat that?' and 'Why can't I eat that?'. Unable to find clear, accessible and consistent advice on what foods she could cook for her husband, she made use of her background as an academic and began a programme of extensive research on the subject herself. As a result she has helped him manage his condition through his diet and has written this book to help others faced with the same situation.