The Low GI Shopper's Guide to GI Values: The Authoritative Source of Glycemic Index Values for More Than 1,200 Foods

The Low GI Shopper's Guide to GI Values: The Authoritative Source of Glycemic Index Values for More Than 1,200 Foods

Paperback Low GI Shopper's Guide to GI Values

By (author) Dr Jennie Brand-Miller, By (author) Kaye Foster-Powell, With Fiona Atkinson

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  • Publisher: PERSEUS BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 274 pages
  • Dimensions: 107mm x 170mm x 25mm | 45g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Reading, MA
  • ISBN 10: 0738216046
  • ISBN 13: 9780738216041
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: 2013 ed.
  • Sales rank: 105,866

Product description

In their groundbreaking books on the benefits of a low-GI diet, world-renowned researcher Jennie Brand-Miller and her team have changed the way the world thinks about food and nutrition. Eating according to the glycemic index has never been more popular than it is now--and it just got easier. From general health concerns to losing weight to managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, the "Shopper's Guide" has everything you need to know about managing your health through your eating habits. The GI tables--comprehensive lists of foods and their glycemic index values--are the key to unlocking the remarkable health benefits of a low-GI diet. This year's edition of the "Shopper's Guide" is an essential tool for your health and wellness.

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Jennie Brand-Miller, Ph.D., one of the world's leading authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index, has championed the GI approach to nutrition for more than twenty years. Professor of nutrition at the University of Sydney and the president of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Dr. Brand-Miller was recently awarded Australia's prestigious ATSE Clunies Ross Award for her commitment to advancing science and technology. She is one of the world's most in-demand speakers on the GI, and her laboratory at the University of Sydney is the world's foremost GI-testing center. Kaye Foster-Powell, M. Nutr. & Diet., an accredited dietitian-nutritionist with extensive experience in diabetes management, counsels hundreds of people a year on how to improve their health and well-being and reduce their risk of diabetic complications through a low-GI diet. She is the lead author of the authoritative tables of GI and glycemic load values published in "Diabetes Care."