More than two million North Americans have celiac disease and must follow a gluten-free diet-but the absence of grains and the higher fat and sugar content of many gluten-free products can cause health problems and nutrient deficiencies. Now, The New Glucose Revolution Low GI gluten-free Eating Made Easy simplifies the challenges of a gluten-free diet-and emphasizes the lifelong health benefits of low-GI, gluten-free eating. Widely recognized as the most significant dietary finding of the last 25 years, the glycemic index (GI) is an easy-to-understand measure of how foods affect blood glucose levels. Low-GI diets improve health and weight control, lower bad" cholesterol, and help prevent or reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases.This clear, accessible guide has everything you need to know for healthful gluten-free eating, including Seven simple dietary guidelines for eating gluten-free and low GI A guide to finding and buying gluten-free products Low-GI substitutes for common high-GI (albeit gluten-free) foods Cutting-edge scientific findings on the benefits of eating low-GI foods 70 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes include dishes for each meal of the day GI values of hundreds of popular gluten-free foods The New Glucose Revolution Low GI gluten-free Eating Made Easy is the definitive resource to healthy living for everyone with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or other wheat sensitivities.
Jennie Brand-Miller (AM) is Professor of Human Nutrition at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. She is recognised around the world for her work on carbohydrates and the glycemic index of foods. She received the 2003 Clunies Ross Medal for contributions to science and technology in Australia. She is a past President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, past Chair of the National Committee for Nutrition of the Australian Academy of Science, and President of the Glycemic Index Foundation Limited, a not-for-profit company that administers a food symbol for consumers in partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia). Jennie is the proud recipient of two Nucleus (R) bionic ears.