If you would like to ask a question click here

See our Archive of all the previous questions our expert has answered

Ask the Nutritionist
Search for more expert advice


Where can I find diabetic recipes? — Phyllis, MD

Christine Palumbo


There are many diabetic cookbooks available in bookstores and libraries. Also, check out the American Diabetes Association's website. They have a Recipe of the Day, plus 22 diabetic cookbooks that you can order directly from them.
Finally, why don't you consult a registered dietitian in your area? She or he can develop a personalized meal plan.

To locate an RD in your area, log onto the American Dietetic Association's website at www.eatright.org  and click on the Find a Dietitian icon. You will be asked your zip code and what area of specialty you require, such as diabetes. You may also call the American Dietetic Association at (800) 355-1655 for a dietitian referral.

About Christine Palumbo

Christine Palumbo, MBA, RD has been a nutrition communications consultant since 1989, providing dietary counsel and analysis on various nutrition, health and weight management topics to corporate clients and news media outlets nationwide. An active member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the Illinois Dietetic Association, Chicago Dietetic Association for more than twenty years, she has served on a variety of boards and practice group committees within those organizations. In 1981 and 1982, Palumbo was honored by the Chicago Dietetic Association and the Illinois Dietetic Association, respectively, as the Recognized Young Dietician of the Year.

Palumbo has been featured as the expert speaker in numerous national health panels and has published many articles and pamphlets regarding nutrition and healthcare. She has been featured in national women's, health and business magazines, daily newspapers and local and national radio programs. Palumbo has also appeared on numerous local and national TV news programs, including a segment on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 1997 on the health benefits of drinking water.

Sign up for FoodFit's FREE newsletters

Get healthy recipes, nutrition information and fitness tips!

privacy policy Submit


FoodFit is a part of HealthCentral
© 1999- The HealthCentral Network, Inc., Copyright All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use