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The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook: Recipes to Chart Glycemic Load and Lose Weight

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  • Posted January 31, 2014

    The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook is an informative way to bo

    The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook is an informative way to both learn and get healthier. With various strategies, recipes, and dietary suggestions, the book makes a strong case for why to give this diet a try. It even gives samples of daily menus so as to get the reader's ball rolling. All things considered, its a good choice to help lose weight.

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  • Posted January 31, 2014

    If you don¿t know anything about the GI index (as I didn¿t) you

    If you don’t know anything about the GI index (as I didn’t) you owe it to yourself (and your family) to buy this book. It will change the way you think about food and give you the charts, lists, and recipes you will need to make positive, healthy changes in the way you live.Eating foods that are lower in simple carbohydrates (the bad ones) can help lower your risk of developing diabetes, certain cancers, high blood pressure, even Alzheimer’s. Even if you only incorporate a few of these recipes into your weekly routine, it will be well worth your money and time. 

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  • Posted January 29, 2014

    You will have to look up the word ¿glycemic¿ but it¿s a no-brain

    You will have to look up the word “glycemic” but it’s a no-brainer for all who need to keep an eye and control the level of sugar in their diets. Great help to understand simple and complex carbohydrates, what in the world is a “good fat”, and foods to avoid and or enjoy – the book is a simple yet packed treasure with plenty of charts of how much the Glycemic Index (GI) goes up depending on what you put in your mouth. I was happy that eggs and almonds are at zero! A 14-day-meal plan is well accompanied with recipes for 17 breakfasts, 10 snacks/appetizers, 15 soups/salads/sandwiches, 10 side dishes, 15 main dishes, and 10 desserts.

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  • Posted January 29, 2014

    If you¿ve ever watched news reports on the overall health of the

    If you’ve ever watched news reports on the overall health of the general American public, it’s easy to feel disheartened that we’re all doomed to be overweight with debilitating health problems brought on by our diet. It may seem impossible to avoid it, take a look at nutrition labels and you’ll see sugar, sodium, and chemicals all hiding in the small print. The good news is there’s hope, and it’s in this book.

    First, you’ll be educated on what the “glycemic index” is and what “blood glucose level” means and how your body breaks down and uses the food you eat. It guides you to select foods that are healthier for you and avoid the ones that aren’t. Then the best part is all the recipes. Delicious sounding, mouth watering, feed me already recipes that the whole family will love and they won’t even know they’re eating healthfully! Buy this book, your health practitioner with thank you and your taste buds will be doing happy dances.

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  • Posted January 27, 2014

    The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook is amazing! It is thorough

    The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook is amazing! It is thorough, easy to read and informative. This great resource is filled with details about what the glycemic index is, in lay terms, and how it relates to overall health. It shows how catastrophic ailments such as heart disease and cancer can be avoided by following this diet. This book is not just a diet to try for a few weeks, but a complete health plan that shows how to eat to live instead of living to eat.



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  • Posted January 27, 2014

    This text is one I¿ve been waiting for all my life. I¿ve been s

    This text is one I’ve been waiting for all my life. I’ve been struggling with a sugar addiction since I was a child. I would struggle through total sugar abstinence, without ever achieving my goal of proper sugar and carb consumption. The Glycemic Index Diet gives you the science simply and clearly, and it has so many delicious and simple recipes. I love this book!

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  • Posted January 27, 2014

    "The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook" sheds valuable

    "The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook" sheds valuable light into understanding how our bodies can be dramatically affected by being exposed to high glucose levels, and goes above and beyond by not only teaching us why it is important to be well informed about blood glucose levels but by providing us with valuable insight into understanding glycemic load  charts,  giving us tips to choosing the right foods and teaching us how  better prepare low glycemic meals. All of which will result in successfully regulating healthy blood glucose levels and reducing the health risks associated with failure to do so.

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  • Posted January 25, 2014

    Love this book! If you have Glysemic issues, this is the best re

    Love this book! If you have Glysemic issues, this is the best resource out there. They perfectly explain what's going on and provide tons of alternative food choices, AND a ton of recipes. Worth buying.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2014

    What is a Glycemic Index and how does it relate to your health?

    What is a Glycemic Index and how does it relate to your health? This book will explains how your body processes sugar (in many forms) and opens your eyes to just how your glycemic index levels can effect your body.  You will find 10 steps to follow and charts that show you what foods are better choices when planning your meals. A fourteen-day menu is provided, including desserts. Just because your watching your glycemic index/sugar intake doesn't mean you have to give up eating dessert.. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2014

    I found this book not only an easy read, but also an informative

    I found this book not only an easy read, but also an informative one.  
    This book taught me about how certain foods once consumed, are converted into sugar and how foods with high sugar levels can lead to weight gain and put one at risk for other health issues. 
    For anyone diagnosed with diabetes or simply seeking a lifestyle change adding this book to your library will be a great asset.

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  • Posted January 21, 2014

    The Glycemic Index Diet & Cookbook contains great informatio

    The Glycemic Index Diet & Cookbook contains great information on how our food, specifically carbs is broken down and the effect it has on our blood glucose level. It's actually a handbook and cookbook in one. I love the book because it provides you with a list of foods and its Glycemic Index score. The higher the score, the faster your blood sugar rises after it is eaten... which leads to weight gain. There is also a chapter on the foods with low glycemic index scores, so if your goal is weight loss, this is a good chapter to follow.. Today, it's about being knowledgeable about the foods we eat and how they affect out body. If you are looking for a powerful, yet easy to understand guide, you'll enjoy "The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2014

    The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook is a good book to begin the

    The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook is a good book to begin the New Year with. You can start the year right with changing your food choices. While you are at the store buy a few of the healthy foods shown that you know you like or want to try. After that you have easy recipes from this book to try. Your health will thank you for buying this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2014

    If you¿re looking for a great way to eat for overall health and

    If you’re looking for a great way to eat for overall health and for a book to finally explain in easy to understand terms about the metabolism, blood sugar, and the glycemic index, this is the book for you. There are lots of great recipes and ways to help improve your improve your everyday living, just by the foods you eat and the combination of foods. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Posted January 20, 2014

    This book is a valuable source of information for those who need

    This book is a valuable source of information for those who need to make changes in their eating habits. The simple meal plans and recipes in the book will assist the reader with lowering the glycemic index and live a healthier life.

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  • Posted January 19, 2014

    The real title for this book should be, "Everything You Eve

    The real title for this book should be, "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About he Glycemic Index Diet and Were Afraid to Ask." It is written in plain English, is a handy guide on how to go on a low glycemic diet for health reasons and provides tons of great recipes to make you wnat to take the plunge.

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  • Posted January 19, 2014

    Whether you have a problem with diabetes or you are gaining weig

    Whether you have a problem with diabetes or you are gaining weight because of a rapid rise in your blood sugar levels, this book is perfect for you. Written from an expert perspective and presented in an easy to understand manner, The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook will help you stay alive. The book is nicely broken into 2 parts, which feature an explanation of the science behind the diet as well as menus you can actually put to use to help you find success with the diet.I can't say enough about how professional and accurate the information here will be to you.

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  • Posted January 17, 2014

    What could be a confusing subject is clearly and scientifically

    What could be a confusing subject is clearly and scientifically explained in “The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook.”  If you have diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes or are looking for a “simple way to eat healthy and lose or maintain your weight,” this book offers a 14-day meal plan and 75+ recipes ranging from “Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Poached Eggs and Pesto” to “Beef and Broccoli with Soba Noodles” to “Luscious Chocolate Pudding.” Understanding a food’s glycemic load and making informed choices based on the included charts helps to foster a healthful diet and lifestyle.

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  • Posted January 17, 2014

    When planning to eat healthier and manage your weight, an import

    When planning to eat healthier and manage your weight, an important consideration is to keep control of your blood sugar. Since it’s directly affected by the foods you eat, keeping your blood sugar under control is very important to avoid heart disease, diabetes and even some cancers. The Glycemic Index Diet and Cookbook is an excellent resource for those who wish to learn how to or maintain a healthy blood sugar level. Packed full of tasty recipes, this book also gives you comprehensive information on how the glycemic index works and how it affects your health. The recipes are organized nicely and provide serving size and easy-to-follow instructions. If you have diabetes or wish to help prevent it, this book is especially for you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2014

    This book teaches you about the Glycemic Index (GI), which every

    This book teaches you about the Glycemic Index (GI), which everyone should know about to get an understanding of how the blood sugar levels affect the body. I would recommend this cookbook to anyone that is looking to live a healthier lifestyle. The recipes are from smoothies to delicious entrees. There are other recipes like Warm Citrus Olives with Almonds which would be a very delightful snack.

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  • Posted January 16, 2014

    This book outlines the Glycemic Index (GI) diet, also known as t

    This book outlines the Glycemic Index (GI) diet, also known as the “blood sugar” diet.  It guides beginners through the technical and practical aspects of the program, including information about the diet’s background, health benefits, food education, and meal planning.  It concludes with different “cookbook” chapters containing multiple user-friendly recipes for various meals.  A must-have for anyone interested in learning about the GI diet.  

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