Synopses & Reviews
In their groundbreaking books on the benefits of a low-GI diet, world-renowned researcher Jennie Brand-Miller and her team have changed the way the world thinks about food and nutrition. Eating according to the glycemic index has never been more popular than it is nowand#151;and it just got easier.
From general health concerns to losing weight to managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, the Shopperand#8217;s Guide has everything you need to know about managing your health through your eating habits. The GI tablesand#151;comprehensive lists of foods and their glycemic index valuesand#151;are the key to unlocking the remarkable health benefits of a low-GI diet.
This yearand#8217;s edition of the Shopperand#8217;s Guide is an essential tool for your health and wellness.
An essential quick-reference resource, newly revised and updated with more popular foods and their GI and other key nutritional values
About the Author
Jennie Brand-Miller, Ph.D.,
one of the worldand#8217;s leading authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index, has championed the GI approach to nutrition for more than twenty years. Professor of nutrition at the University of Sydney and the president of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Dr. Brand-Miller was recently awarded Australiaand#8217;s prestigious ATSE Clunies Ross Award for her commitment to advancing science and technology. She is one of the worldand#8217;s most in-demand speakers on the GI, and her laboratory at the University of Sydney is the worldand#8217;s foremost GI-testing center.
Kaye Foster-Powell, M. Nutr. and Diet., an accredited dietitian-nutritionist with extensive experience in diabetes management, counsels hundreds of people a year on how to improve their health and well-being and reduce their risk of diabetic complications through a low-GI diet. She is the lead author of the authoritative tables of GI and glycemic load values published in Diabetes Care.