Compact in size yet packed with over 750 food and drink photos, the Carbs & Cals Pocket Counter is an easy-to-use, highly visual portable guide to diabetes, weight loss and healthy eating. The 210 pages of photographs are arranged into 26 colour-coded sections: Biscuits & Crackers, Bread, Breakfast, Cakes & Bakery, Cheese, Desserts, Drinks, Eggs, Fruit, Gluten Free, Meals, Meal Accompaniments, Meat, Chicken & Fish, Milk & Cream, Nuts & Seeds, Pasta & Noodles, Potatoes & Tubers, Rice & Grains, Sandwiches, Snacks & Confectionery, Soup, Spreads & Sauces, Takeaways, Vegetables & Pulses, Vegetarian Alternatives, Yogurt. There is 1 portion photo for each food, with the prepared/cooked weight shown below each photo. Each fruit and vegetable portion size that makes up one of the recommended 5-a-day is clearly indicated by a yellow ring around the photo. In the Drinks section, the number of units in each alcoholic drink has also been included to help users keep track of their alcohol consumption. The Carbs & Cals Pocket Counter is the ideal support tool for weight management, portion control and healthy eating on the move.
For people with diabetes, it can also provide helpful guidance with carbohydrate counting. The book is in association with Diabetes UK.