The New Glucose Revolution Low GI Guide to Sugar & Energy: The Authoritative Guide to the Sugar-Glycemic Index Connection--and How to Use It to Your Advantage
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The New Glucose Revolution Low GI Guide to Sugar & Energy: The Authoritative Guide to the Sugar-Glycemic Index Connection--and How to Use It to Your Advantage

by Jennie Brand-Miller Ph.D., Kaye Foster-Powell, Kaye Foster-Powell B.SC., M. Nutri. & Diet
     
 

The glycemic index (GI) is an easy-to-understand measure of how different foods affect our blood glucose levels, and it is revolutionizing the way we eat. Medical experts and health authorities throughout the world now advocate using GI values to make daily food decisions, so it's never been more important to understand how to choose and benefit from low-GI foods.

Overview


The glycemic index (GI) is an easy-to-understand measure of how different foods affect our blood glucose levels, and it is revolutionizing the way we eat. Medical experts and health authorities throughout the world now advocate using GI values to make daily food decisions, so it's never been more important to understand how to choose and benefit from low-GI foods. In The New Glucose Revolution Low GI Guide to Sugar and Energy, the world's leading GI authorities explain the powerful role of sugar and how it affects the body. They dispel common myths about sugar and present scientific findings, including Harvard University studies which challenge many common assumptions about sugar. Also provided is key information about blood sugar control, weight loss, dental health, behavior, mental performance, and exercise, as well as meal plans, a low-GI food finder, and GI values for hundreds of foods and beverages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569243039
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Glucose Revolution
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


JENNIE BRAND-MILLER, PHD, one of the world’s foremost authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index, has championed the GI approach to nutrition for more than 20 years. Professor of Nutrition at the University of Sydney and the President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, in 2004 Brand-Miller was 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, is the co-author, with Dr. Brand-Miller, of the authoritative tables of GI and glycemic load values published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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