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.
Professor Jennie Brand-Miller is an internationally recognised authority on carbohydrates and health. She is Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney. Kaye Foster-Powell is an accredited practising dietitian, providing consultancy on all aspects of the glycemic index. Together they have authored 17 titles in the worldwide bestselling New Glucose Revolution series. Professor Stephen Colagiuri, MD, is the Director of the Diabetes Centre and Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney. Dr Alan Barclay is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, acting CEO of Glycemic Index Ltd and a member of the Editorial Board of Diabetes Australia's consumer magazine, Conquest, and Health Professional magazine, Diabetes Management Journal.