Finally, all in one place, here are answers to the questions millions of people have about the fluctuations in their blood glucose—or blood sugar—levels
Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller and Kaye Foster-Powell—authors of the New York Times bestseller The New Glucose Revolution, the authoritative guide to the glycemic index—along with leading diabetes journalist Rick Mendosa answer the most frequently asked questions about your blood glucose levels. They address a wide range of concerns, correct common misconceptions, and set out to educate how best to monitor and control glucose levels to maintain optimum health. Among the questions they address are:
• What is a normal blood glucose level?
• What can I do to bring down my blood glucose levels when they’re high?
• Can being stressed out really have something to do with my high blood glucose?
• Which carbohydrates will raise my blood glucose the least?
• What is the glycemic index?
• There are times when I crave something sweet. What should I have?
Also included is a handy A to Z table of glycemic index values for hundreds of foods and beverages, This is an indispensable guide for those who want clear, scientifically-based information about the connection between food, exercise, weight, and blood glucose levels.
About the Author:
Jennie Brand-Miller, Ph.D., one of the world’s leading authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index, is Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney and President of the Nutrition Society of Australia. Kaye Foster-Powell, M. Nutr. & Diet., is an accredited dietitian-nutritionist in both public and private practice in New South Wales, Australia. Their Glucose Revolution series of books, now including more than eleven titles, has sold nearly two million copies worldwide. Rick Mendosa is a freelance journalist and consultant specializing in diabetes whose diabetes Web pages receive millions of hits each year. His articles and columns have appeared in many of the major diabetes magazines and Web sites. His own Web site, Rick Mendosa’s Diabetes Directory, , was one of the first and is now one of the largest with that focus. He lives in Aptos, California.
|Publisher:||Da Capo Press|
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