The Shopper's Guide to GI Values (Mass Market)

The Authoritative Source of Glycemic Index Values for More Than 1,200 Foods

By Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller, M.D., Foster-Powell, Kaye, BSc, MND, Fiona Atkinson

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9780738217932, 272pp.

Publication Date: December 30, 2014

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Diet trends come and go, but eating according to the glycemic index (to avoid blood sugar spikes) is a consistent, scientifically proven way to manage your health through your eating habits. The Low GI Shopper's Guide to GI Values 2015 makes it easier than ever! This go-to reference has everything you need to know to use the glycemic index, whether you are trying to lose weight or manage a chronic condition like diabetes. The GI tables -- comprehensive lists of foods and their glycemic index values -- are the key to unlocking the health benefits of a low GI diet. The 2015 edition of the Shopper's Guide also offers: nutritional data for more than 1,200 popular foods; definitive at-a-glance tables arranged by food category; tips for maintaining a gluten-free, low GI diet; facts about sugar and sweeteners; and shopping lists and tips for everyday meals and dining out.

About the Author

Jennie Brand-Miller, PhD, is one of the world's foremost authorities on the glycemic index.

Brand-Miller and Kaye Foster-Powell, BSc, MNutr & Diet, are coauthors of many books in the New York Times bestselling New Glucose Revolution series.

Fiona Atkinson is a research dietician and the manager of the University of Sydney's Glycemic Index research Service (SUGiRS). Along with Jennie Brand-Miller and Kaye Foster-Powell, she is the author of the authoritative tables of GI and glycemic load values published in Diabetes Care. She is pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Sydney focusing on the glycemic index.