Shop, cook and eat with healthy low GI carbs and discover the health benefits.
Whether you eat paleo or gluten-free, high-carb, moderate or low, the Low GI Diet Shopper's Guide gives you the tools and tips you need to choose the best carbs.
Updated for 2015, this easy-to-use guide shows the GI values of your favourite foods and preferred brands and helps you identify healthier low-GI carbohydrate alternatives so that you can start making a difference to your diet. Included are:
-GI values for over 1,000 foods and pre-prepared meals, including new products for 2015
-User-friendly tables arranged by food category
-Comprehensive data on carbs per serve and glycemic load
-A shopping list of low GI essentials
-Tips for meal-planning
-Ideas for gluten-free meals
-Advice about eating out and keeping low GI
-The facts about sugar and sweeteners
The GI Symbol is your guarantee that the GI value stated near the nutrition information label is accurate, helping you select smart low GI carbohydrate foods with confidence to lower the overall GI of your diet.
The GI Symbol Program is run by the Glycemic Index Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established by the University of Sydney, JDRF and Diabetes Australia.
Professor Jennie Brand-Miller, PhD, is Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney and a world authority on the glycemic index of foods and its application for diabetes. Kaye Foster-Powell, BSc., M. Nutr and Diet, is the senior dietitian at the Wentworth Area Health Service. Fiona Atkinson is a research dietitian and the manager of the Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service (SUGiRS - http://www.glycemicindex.com/testing_research.php).