Check the low GI values of all your favourite foods and shop, cook and eat low GI with confidence.
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.
Newly updated with the latest values and products, this easy-to-use guide show 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
-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 sugars 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 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 12 titles in the worldwide bestselling New Glucose Revolution series.
Dr Joanna McMillan Price has completed her PhD at the University of Sydney on the links between the glycemic index and weight loss. As a fitness instructor she has helped hundreds of people to change their bodies.