Not all carbohydrate foods are created equal, in fact they behave quite differently in our bodies. The glycemic index or GI describes this difference by ranking carbohydrates according to their effect on our blood glucose levels. Choosing low GI carbs - the ones that produce only small fluctuations in our blood glucose and insulin levels - is the secret to long-term health reducing your risk of heart disease and diabetes and is the key to sustainable weight loss.
By J. Brand-Miller, K. Foster-Powell, Dr. S. Colagiuri and A. Barclay The first comprehensive guide to using the glycemic index to control type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and more. The book features the latest information with new findings by the authors.
By J. Brand-Miller, K. Foster-Powell Whether you're grocery shopping, planning tonight's dinner or tomorrow morning's breakfast, eating out, or meeting with your dietitian, this is a must-have book for all GI-aware consumers. Included are: glycemic index and glycemic load values for more than 500 popular foods; tips on the best low GI foods available; a guide to food labeling; and 2 GI food pyramids to guide your daily food choices.
By Dr. J. Brand-Miller, K. Foster-Powell with J. McMillan-Price A science based diet that can help you lose 10 percent of your current weight and develop a lifetime of healthy eating habits that can protect from illness and disease. Features an effective 12 week action plan with food, exercise, and activity goals for each week and a maintenance program to help you solidify your new eating habits and avoid regaining weight.
By J. Brand-Miller, N. Farid, and K. Marsh Filled with indispensable advice on switching to the low-GI diet, incorporating exercise into your lifestyle, and preserving your overall health and well-being, as well as thirty delicious recipes, this book will help you beat your PCOS symptoms and take back control over your life.