Being a diabetic does not mean you have to eat boring or insipid food, and here are some interesting and unusual recipes to prove it. Not only are these recipes simple to follow, they also use ingredients readily available in a regular kitchen. The end result is healthy food that is so delicious that non-diabetic members of the family will also enjoy it, thus doing away with the need to prepare `special' food for a diabetic person. And to help monitor calorie intake, a crucial aspect of diabetic care, every recipe is supplemented with a list of the protein, fat and carbohydrate content as well as the total calories per serving. The introduction, by a dietician specialized in diabetics, clears many myths and fears concerning the disease. It explains lucidly how and why diabetes occurs, what its side effects are and what causes them, and how to control diabetes. So, if you are a diabetic or know one in search of a healthy yet adventurous diet plan, this is the perfect book for you.