The GI Mediterranean Diet: The Glycemic Index-Based Life-Saving Diet of the Greeks

The GI Mediterranean Diet: The Glycemic Index-Based Life-Saving Diet of the Greeks

by Fedon Alexander Lindberg


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From salads of tomato, cucumber and feta to savory moussaka and tangy tzatziki, the Mediterranean diet's mix of whole grains, fresh vegetables and oily fish has proven incredibly healthy and naturally slimming. Now, this book applies the science of the Glycemic Index to the traditional diet of the Greeks to create an even more powerful program for healthy weight loss. Accounting for the GI/GL effect of each food, the plan in this book maximizes your metabolism by balancing carbs, fats and proteins.

The ultimate combination of Old World wisdom and modern science, The GI Mediterranean Diet includes:

•48 traditional Mediterranean recipes
•Easy-to-follow, 4-week meal plans
•GI/GL rankings for over 200 foods

Discover how adding these delicious food to your diet could save your life by helping you:

•Lose Weight
•Fight Heart Disease
•Lower Blood Pressure
•Prevent Diabetes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781569756041
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 05/12/2009
Edition description: Original
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 506,838
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Fedon Alexander Lindberg was born and educated in Greece. A genetic propensity to diabetes in his family led him to become a specialist in internal medicine and endocrine disorders. He now runs a hugely successful clinic in Oslo. Dr. Lindberg is also an enthusiastic cook and popular writer on food in Scandinavia.

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