Synopses & Reviews
In Everyday Low GI Eating, the authors of the New York Times bestseller The New Glucose Revolution show readers how to choose low-GI carbohydratesthe ones that produce only small fluctuations in our blood glucose levelsso that they feel fuller longer and increase their energy levels, making weight loss achievable and sustainable. Jennie Brand-Miller and Kaye-Foster-Powell, along with Philippa Sandall, offer a simple overview of the GI and why it's such an effective dietary tool; a list of the top 100 low-GI foods divided into easy-to-follow sections such as fruit and veggies, breads and cereals, legumes, nuts, and indulgences; tips on low-GI cooking and shopping; and much more. Complete with a 7-day low-GI meal plan to start readers off on the right foot, Everyday Low GI Eating is a one-stop resource for all those looking for an easy way to make the switch to a low-GI lifestyle.
About the Author
JENNIE BRAND-MILLER, P.H.D., one of the worlds foremost authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index, has championed the GI approach to nutrition for more than 20 years. Professor of Nutrition at the University of Sydney and the President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Brand-Miller manages a GI food-labeling program in Australia (www.gisymbol.com.au) with Diabetes Australia and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to ensure that claims about the GI are scientifically correct and applied only to nutritious foods. Winner of Australias prestigious ATSE Clunies Ross Award in 2004 for her commitment to advancing science and technology, Brand-Miller is one of the worlds most in-demand speakers on the GI and her laboratory at the University of Sydney is the worlds foremost GI-testing center.
KAYE FOSTER-POWELL, M. NUTR. & 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 the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
PHILIPPA SANDALL has been freelancing in the areas of food, health, and nutrition for over 20 years. Involved in the New Glucose Revolution series since its inception in 1996, she has played a vital role in its success.