The GI Made Simple:: The proven way to lose weight, boost energy and cut your risk of disease

Overview

Not Another Diet Book!

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a scientifically proven tool that will revolutionize your approach to weight loss. Forget fad diets, depriving yourself, and counting calories-a low glycemic diet is simple to follow, satisfying, and it will give you results that you can see and feel. Sherry Torkos, a pharmacist, fitness instructor, and natural health expert has created an easy-to-follow action plan that will help you to lose weight, reduce food cravings, control...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers and in stores.

Pick Up In Store Near You

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (17) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $4.50   
  • Used (13) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$4.50
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(168)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
2007 Paperback Brand New Paperback, clean, tight, unmarked, no spine or cover creases. The Glycemic Index (GI) is a scientifically proven tool that will revolutionize your ... approach to weight loss. Forget fad diets, depriving yourself, and counting calories-a low glycemic diet is simple to follow, satisfying, and it will give you results that you can see and feel. Sherry Torkos, a pharmacist, fitness instructor, and natural health expert has created an easy-to-follow action plan that will help you to lose wei. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Niagara Falls, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$6.98
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(168)

Condition: New
2007 Paperback Paperback, Like New, clean, tight, unmarked, no spine or cover creases, edge wear. () Not Another Diet Book! The Glycemic Index (GI) is a scientifically proven ... tool that will revolutionize your approach to weight loss. Forget fad diets, depriving yourself, and counting calories-a low glycemic diet is simple to follow, satisfying, and it will give you results that you can see and feel. Sherry Torkos, a pharmacist, fitness instructor, and natural health expert has created an easy-to-follow action. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Niagara Falls, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$6.98
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(168)

Condition: New
2007 Paperback New Paperback, Very Good, clean, tight, unmarked, some light ocve creasing, some light edge wear() Not Another Diet Book! The Glycemic Index (GI) is a ... scientifically proven tool that will revolutionize your approach to weight loss. Forget fad diets, depriving yourself, and counting calories-a low glycemic diet is simple to follow, satisfying, and it will give you results that you can see and feel. Sherry Torkos, a pharmacist, fitness instructor, and natural health expert has created an easy-to-foll. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Niagara Falls, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$45.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(178)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Not Another Diet Book!

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a scientifically proven tool that will revolutionize your approach to weight loss. Forget fad diets, depriving yourself, and counting calories-a low glycemic diet is simple to follow, satisfying, and it will give you results that you can see and feel. Sherry Torkos, a pharmacist, fitness instructor, and natural health expert has created an easy-to-follow action plan that will help you to lose weight, reduce food cravings, control appetite, and boost energy while you impro9ve your health. In this book you will learn about:

  • Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease: how to lower risk using the GI
  • The impact of blood sugar and insulin on weight loss, aging, and sexual function
  • How stress, sleep, and hormone imbalances affect body fat
  • Holiday and restaurant survival strategies
  • Smart supplements for blood sugar control and weight loss
  • Tips on creating an effective exercise program

The GI Made Simple is a Valuable resource for everyone./ Whether you want to lose weight, have more energy and greater vitality, or cut your risk of chronic health problems, this is a must-have book.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470154151
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/9/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 7.13 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Sherry Torkos is a licensed pharmacist, fitness instructor, and health enthusiast that enjoys haring her passion with others. As a leading health expert, she is frequently interviewed on radio and TV talk shows throughout the North America and abroad. She has authored ten books, including the Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, and Winning at Weight Loss. For more information visit www.sherrytorkos.com.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Foreword.

Introduction.

The Glycemic Index: Short and Sweet.

Is the Glycemic Index Right for Me?

How to Use This Book: Just the Facts, Please.

The Glycemic Index IS Here to Stay.

Chapter 1. The Obesity Epidemic.

Startling Statistics.

Childhood Obesity.

Obesity's Impact on Health.

What's Lifestyle Got to Do With It?

Desperately Dieting.

Fad Diets Are Not the Answer.

Are You Overweight or Obese?

Factors That Contribute to Obesity.

Lose Weight an Live Longer.

Chapter 2. What Is the Glycemic Index?

A New View on Carbohydrates.

How Is the Glycemic Index Measured?

Factors That Influence the Glycemic Index.

What Is the Glycemic Load?

So, IS the GI the Next "It" Diet?

The Health Benefits of Eating Low-GI Foods.

Chapter 3. The Role of Insulin.

Understanding Insulin Resistance.

Insulin, Prediabetes, and Diabetes.

Insulin and Metabolic Syndrome: What's the Connection?

Insulin and Appetite: What's the Connection?

Insulin and Body Fat: What's the Connection?

Insulin, Stress, and Cortisol: What's the Connection?

Insulin and Aging: What's the Connection?

Insulin, Blood, Sugar, and Sexual Function.

Chapter 4. Macronutrients.

Carbohydrates: Cutting Through the Confusion.

The Power of Protein.

Fats: The Good and the Bad.

Chapter 5. Exercise, Sleep, and Distress for Success.

Exercise For a Leaner Body and Better Health.

Creating Your Exercise Program.

The Significance of Sleep.

Strategies for Better Sleep.

Surviving Stress.

Chapter 6. Nutritional Supplements.

Phase 2.

PGX.

Cinnamon.

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)

Advantra Z.

Green Tea.

Chromium.

Nutritional Bars.

Chapter 7. Putting It All Together.

Top 10 Dietary Strategies.

Glycemic Index Food Values Chart.

Setting up Your Low-GI Home.

Holiday and Restaurant Survival Strategies.

14-Day Meal Suggestions.

Setting Manageable Goals.

Brace for Impact.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Glycemic Index.

Glycemic Index Research Summary.

Recommended reading and Resources.

References.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)