Make it easy for patients to identify and count carbohydrates by grams or carb choices. This full-color booklet uses illustrations and easy-to-read text to explain the basics of carbohydrate counting and good nutrition. Information on sugar alcohols, glycemic index and more is included, plus space for an individualized food plan.
This booklet identifies the three key steps to carb counting: 1) identifying foods that have carbohydrate, 2) identifying a carbohydrate choice, and 3) counting the total amount of carbohydrate in your meal or snack. Fifth edition. 2013. 36 pages.
• What Is Carbohydrate Counting?
• All about Carbohydrate
• Your Food Plan
• The Three Steps of Carbohydrate Counting
• Tips and Tools for Carbohydrate Counting
• Making Healthy Choices
• Beyond the Basics
• Putting It All Together