What’s new in diabetes cookbooks

Your doctor just told you that you need to eat better if you don't want to get diabetes and maybe have to go on all sorts of medication. You want to avoid pills, right? So what does "eat better" mean, anyway? What can you eat now? And does it have to be yucky?

CPL to the rescue! Check out some of our newest diabetes cookbooks.

Let's start with the Fix-it and Forget-it Slow Cooker Diabetic Cookbook (revised and updated 2015).

The next one,  Power Foods for Diabetes was put together by Cooking Light Magazine and the American Diabetes Association.

The Insulin Resistance Solution and The Diabetes Solution are overall diabetes-prevention books. They both emphasize simple diet and lifestyle changes and include dozens of healthy recipes.

Of course, diabetes could happen to anyone. That's why we have diabetes cookbooks in many languages. Here are two of the newer ones in Spanish. Cocina Sana Para Diabéticos (Healthy Cooking for Diabetics) and Dime Qué Comer Si Tengo Diabetes (Tell Me What To Eat If I Have Diabetes).

Give one of these a try. Before you know it, you'll be eating better and enjoying it.