Thursday, December 17, 2009

Latest Culinary Nutrition News tackles cooking for diabetics

The American Culinary Federation (ACF) Chef & Child Foundation and Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., have released the December issue of "Culinary Nutrition News: Diabetic Menu Makeover." In this month's article, the authors explain the types of diabetes and the important role that diet and meal planning play in diabetics' health. In addition, the authors point out good food choices--such as beans, citrus fruits and whole grains--and examine where these foods fall on the glycemic index. The article also addresses the growing number of children with diabetes and offers tips on cooking for kids. Free copies of the article are available at

The January issue will be released Jan. 4. The monthly series of Culinary Nutrition News articles are posted on ACF's Web site at the first Monday of each month.