The GI Handbook


Planet Diet is currently in the grip of carbophobia, but can pasta lovers return to the fold without putting back everything they've lost via Atkins or South Beach? Are carbs really bad? Is it safe to eat all fat all the time? Is pasta pass?? What about fibre and antioxidants, beta-carotene and all the other healthy nutrients found most abundantly in grains, fruits, and vegetables? The truth is, the glut of low-carbohydrate diets has sown a lot of confusion-but there is a way out. It's called G.I. In 1981 Dr David Jenkins of the University of Toronto devised the glycaemic index, or G.I. Put simply, it's a way of ranking foods by the effect they have on blood sugar. Blood-sugar surges play havoc with your read more

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ISBN:

9781740662994

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

16cm x 14cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Health & Self-Help

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 July 2005

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Barbara Savage