USA TODAY BESTSELLER * WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER * INSTANT INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Improve all areas of your health from your weight, sleep, cravings, mood, energy, skin, and even slow down aging, with easy-to-implement, science-based hacks to manage your blood sugar levels while still eating the foods you love. Glucose, or blood sugar, is a tiny molecule in our body that has a huge impact on our health. It enters our bloodstream through the starchy or sweet foods we eat. Ninety percent of us suffer from too much glucose in our system—and most of us don't know it. The symptoms? Cravings, fatigue, infertility, hormonal issues, acne, wrinkles… And over time, the development of conditions like type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome, cancer, dementia, and heart disease. Drawing on cutting-edge science and her own pioneering research, biochemist Jessie Inchauspé offers ten simple, surprising hacks to help you balance your glucose levels and reverse your symptoms—without going on a diet or giving up the foods you love. For example: * How eating foods in the right order will make you lose weight effortlessly * What secret ingredient will allow you to eat dessert and still go into fat-burning mode * What small change to your breakfast will unlock energy and cut your cravings Both entertaining, informative, and packed with the latest scientific data, this book presents a new way to think about better health. Glucose Revolution is chock-full of tips that can drastically and immediately improve your life, whatever your dietary preferences.
Describes the negative effects of carbohydrates on blood sugar; emphasizes the importance of maintaining blood glucose control; and includes tables of glycemic-index values for nearly eight hundred foods.
Whether you're grocery shopping, planning tonight's dinner, eating out, or meeting with your nutritionist or dietitian, this second annual edition of The New Glucose Revolution Shopper's Guide to GI Values 2007 is a must-have book for all GI-aware consumers. Newly revised and updated, included are: glycemic index and glycemic load values for more than 500 popular foods; tips on the best low GI foods available; a guide to food labeling so you know what you're really looking at; two GI food pyramids to guide your daily food choices.
If you've been diagnosed with PCOS or suspect you have it and you're looking for a way to manage your condition, you've come to the right place. In Living Well with PCOS, Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller and PCOS experts Drs. Nadir Farid and Kate Marsh address the root cause of PCOS - insulin resistance - and show you how eating a low-GI diet can help alleviate even your most troublesome symptoms. With diabetes cases on the rise, scientific evidence of the health benefits of a low-GI diet increasing, and new research on treating PCOS emerging, the time is right for a new edition. Filled with indispensable advice on switching to the low-GI diet, as well as thirty delicious recipes, Living Well with PCOS will help you beat your symptoms and regain control of your life.
This book is based on the author's personal experience with Type II Diabetes and its effects on her body. After strictly adhering to the recommended regimen of daily blood draws, medication and extreme dietary adjustments over the course of many years, Leonida Lidman still found herself in great physical and emotional pain. It was only with the discovery of baby's milk and the solution to the sudden fluctuations of blood glucose that she was able to regain much of the physical energy she enjoyed before diabetes afflicted and tortured her body. Intermingling personal observations of her ailments with medical information copied verbatim from books and leaflets given to her at medical appointments, the author gives a thorough overview of the definitions, side effects and treatment options involved in dealing with diabetes. The author hopes readers will come away with a firm understanding of the disasters that diabetes can wreck on the human body, why these side effects occur, and with solutions to potentially live pain-free lives. About the Author: Mrs. Leonida Lidman received an M.A. in Education from the University of The Philippines and an M.S. in Human Resources Management from the New School for Social Research, New School University, Fifth Avenue, New York City, in 1987. She also graduated in 2009 with an advanced writing course from The Long Ridge Writers' Group School, Long Ridge, West Redding, Connecticut. She is also a recipient of U.S. Patent #4,680,179, a fruit-flavored coconut water-based liqueur with no added sugar and no preservatives.
With over 1 million copies sold of the three previous editions, The New Glucose Revolution is the go-to book for all things GI. Now in its fourth edition, The New Glucose Revolution is completely revised and updated, expanding on the most recent scientific findings related to GI and health. It includes new chapters dedicated to pre-diabetes, pregnancy, and heart health; easy and delicious recipes; weekly low-GI menu ideas; and the GI values for more than 900 different foods and drinks, plus saturated fat and carbohydrate contents listed. On the heels of Dr. David Jenkins' groundbreaking GI study (one of the largest and longest to assess the impact of foods with a low GI), the time is right to adopt and maintain a low-GI lifestyle.If you want to lose weight; manage your diabetes; and improve your blood glucose levels, cardiovascular health, and sense of well-being, this is the book for you.
LARGE PRINT: No More Diets (A Guide To Healthy Eating). If you could improve any aspect of your health today, what would you choose? Would you want to be at your ideal weight? Feel and look younger? Avoid premature aging? Reduce or eliminate some diseases or illness? Not feel tired all the time, increase your energy? Anne Rogers is a retired registered nurse and qualified nutritionist. She spent 10 years researching this book. She was very overweight, 18 stone while nursing and was desperate to lose weight. Anne tried lots of diets, which failed. She decided to research and write this book after qualifying as a nutritionist; she lost weight by putting the advice in the book into practice. Anne now weighs 10.5 stone and feels better. She does not diet and eats as much of the right kind of food as she wants, and enjoys her food and her new found health. Many people have benefited from this book and have improved their health.
Switching to a low-GI diet is the key to losing weight--and keeping it off, especially for those suffering from obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. With this new edition of the classic cookbook, registered dietician LeeAnn Smith shows you how to prepare low-GI meals that are as tasty as they are healthy, including: Tomato and Feta Frittata Asian Sesame Lettuce Wraps Barley Risotto with Mushroom and Thyme Ginger Beef and Napa Cabbage Braised Chicken with White Beans and Kale Dark Chocolate–Dipped Macaroons With a foreword by a weight-loss specialist at the UCLA School of Medicine, this is the only cookbook you need to master the art and science of preparing and enjoying good food--that's good for you!
Here are tips, tricks, and practical advice for dealing with issues that these dieters face every day: How to eat to maintain weight loss, the best way to deal with eating binges, what to do when dining out or facing temptations during the holidays, the safest times of day to eat high-carb foods, McCullough also provides information on new low-carb products, "secret weapons", mail-order sources, vitamin supplements, the use of "healthy fats" in cooking, and effective bounceback programs from periods of indulgence -- as well as 165 delicious recipes that never seem like a sacrifice.