Your Definitive Guide to Using the Glycemic Index to Achieve Scientifically Proven Long-term Health Benefits.
The ultimate GI reference
The most significant dietary finding of the last 25 years, the glycemic index (GI) is an easy-to-understand measure of how food affects blood glucose levels and has revolutionised the way we eat. This fifth edition of Australia s original New York Times bestseller is the one-stop classic resource for anyone who wants to discover the benefits of adopting a healthy low GI lifestyle and will help you:
Lose weight and keep it off
Improve diabetes management
Reduce the risk of heart disease
Improve blood cholesterol levels
Manage the symptoms of PCOS
Boost your fertility
Reduce hunger and stay full for longer
Prolong physical endurance
Increase your body s sensitivity to insulin.
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.