Synopses & Reviews
Includes bibliographical references (p. -334) and indexes.
"[This book] explains what we know about the glycemic index and its importance in designing a diet for optimum health." Andrew Weil, M.D.
About the Author
JENNIE BRAND-MILLER, PH.D., is Professor of Human Nutrition in the Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences at the University of Sydney, and President of the Nutrition Society of Australia. She has taught postgraduate students of nutrition and dietetics at the University of Sydney for over twenty-four years and currently leads a team of twelve research scientists, whose interests focus on all aspects of carbohydratediet and diabetes, the glycemic index of foods, insulin resistance, lactose intolerance, and oligosaccharides in infant nutrition. She has published sixteen books and 140 journal articles and is the co-author of all books in the Glucose Revolution series.
THOMAS M.S. WOLEVER, M.D., PH.D., is Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, and a member of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St. Michaels Hospital, Toronto. Since 1980 his research has focused on the glycemic index of foods and the prevention of type 2 diabetes. The co-author of most titles in the Glucose Revolution series, he lives in Toronto, Canada.
KAYE FOSTER-POWELL, M. NUTR. & DIET., is an accredited practicing dietitian with extensive experience in diabetes management. She has conducted research into the glycemic index of foods and its practical applications over the last fifteen years. Currently she is a dietitian with Wentworth Area Diabetes Services in New South Wales and consults on all aspects of the glycemic index. She is the co-author of all books in the Glucose Revolution series.
STEPHEN COLAGIURI, M.D., is the Director of the Diabetes Centre and Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick, New South Wales. He is the author of more than 100 scientific papers to his name, many concerned with the importance of carbo-hydrate in the diet of people with diabetes, and the co-author of most books in the Glucose Revolution series.