Glycemic Index Food Guide: For Weight Loss, Cardiovascular Health, Diabetic Management, and Maximum Energy [NOOK Book]

Overview

The glycemic index (GI) is an important nutritional tool. By indicating how quickly a given food triggers a rise in blood sugar, the GI enables you to choose foods that can help you manage a variety of conditions and improve your overall health.

Written by leading nutritionist Dr. Shari Lieberman, this book was designed as an easy-to-use guide to the glycemic index. The book first answers commonly asked ...

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Glycemic Index Food Guide: For Weight Loss, Cardiovascular Health, Diabetic Management, and Maximum Energy

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Overview

The glycemic index (GI) is an important nutritional tool. By indicating how quickly a given food triggers a rise in blood sugar, the GI enables you to choose foods that can help you manage a variety of conditions and improve your overall health.

Written by leading nutritionist Dr. Shari Lieberman, this book was designed as an easy-to-use guide to the glycemic index. The book first answers commonly asked questions, ensuring that you understand the GI and know how to use it. It then provides the glycemic index and glycemic load of hundreds of foods and beverages, including raw foods, cooked foods, and many combination and prepared foods. Whether you are interested in controlling your glucose levels to manage your diabetes, lose weight, increase your heart health, or simply enhance your well-being, the Glycemic Index Food Guide is the best place to start.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780757052453
  • Publisher: Square One Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/26/2012
  • Series: Epub
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 188,225
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Shari Lieberman, PhD, CNS, FACN, earned her doctorate in Clinical Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from The Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, and her master’s degree in

Nutrition, Food Science and Dietetics from New York University. A Certified Nutrition Specialist, Dr. Lieberman is the best-selling author of Mineral Miracle and The Real Vitamin and Mineral Book

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Table of Contents

Foreword    vii
Introduction   xi
How to Use This Book   xv
Whole Foods   1
Basic Supplies   3
Breakfast   9
Pancakes   11
Muffins   14
Scones   18
Biscuits   20
Breads   21
Cereals   26
Lunch   29
Soups   30
Salad Dressings   45
Green Salads   49
Hearty Salads   54
Spreads   60
Sandwich Ideas   64
About Cooking Oils   65
Dinner   67
Red Sauces   69
Pasta   72
Risotto   83
The Benefits of Organic, Free-Range, and Wild Meats   85
Meat Entrees   86
About Cooking Beans   125
Vegetable Entrees   127
Side Dishes   139
Eliminating Refined Cane Sugar   155
Sweet Things   157
Pudding   158
Cupcakes   159
Cookies   160
Fruit Combos   164
Cakes   166
Pies   169
After-School Snacks   173
Bars, Balls, and Rolls   174
Trail Mix   178
Popcorn   179
Fruit Delights   180
Pizza   182
Pretzels   183
Appendix   185
Resources   193
Bibliography   203
General Index   205
Recipe Index   211
Author Biography   217
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  • Posted February 24, 2011

    Good overall info

    This is a small handy guide to help give you foundational information on what Glycemic Loads and how they affect blood sugars. GI is a key component to understand when trying to lose weight. Dr. Leiberman is well versed in this area and educates you in this book in an easy undertandable format.

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    Posted August 16, 2012

    No index. Not as advertised .

    There is no index. A rip off.

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  • Posted July 17, 2012

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    Super great !

    My doctor gave it to me and I gave it to two love ones.

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