Whether you eat paleo or gluten-free, high-carb, moderate or low, the LOW GI DIET SHOPPER'S GUIDE gives you the tools and tips you need to choose the best carbs.
Newly updated with the latest values and products, this easy-to-use guide show the GI values of your favourite foods and preferred brands and helps you identify healthier low GI carbohydrate alternatives so that you can start making a difference to your diet. Included are:
-GI values for over 1,000 foods and pre-prepared meals, including new products
-User-friendly tables arranged by food category
-Comprehensive data on carbs per serve and glycemic load
-A shopping list of low GI essentials
-Tips for meal-planning
-Ideas for gluten-free meals
-Advice about eating out and keeping low GI
-The facts about sugars and sweeteners
The GI symbol is your guarantee that the GI value stated near the nutrition information label is accurate, helping you select smart low GI carbohydrate foods with confidence to lower the overall GI of your diet.
The GI Symbol Program is run by the Glycemic Index Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established by the University of Sydney, JDRF and Diabetes Australia.
About the Author
Jennie Brand-Miller (Author) Jennie Brand-Miller (AM) is Professor of Human Nutrition at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. She is recognised around the world for her work on carbohydrates and the glycemic index of foods. She received the 2003 Clunies Ross Medal for contributions to science and technology in Australia. She is a past President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, past Chair of the National Committee for Nutrition of the Australian Academy of Science, and President of the Glycemic Index Foundation Limited, a not-for-profit company that administers a food symbol for consumers in partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia). Jennie is the proud recipient of two Nucleus (R) bionic ears.
Kaye Foster-Powell (Author) Kaye Foster-Powell is an accredited dietitian with more than 20 years' experience in diabetes management. A graduate of the University of Sydney (BSc Master of Nutrition & Dietetics) she has conducted research into the glycemic index of foods and its practical applications. She is a Diabetes Specialist Dietitian with the Nepean Blue Mountains Diabetes Service and co-author of the Low GI Diet series. Fiona Atkinson (Author) Dr Fiona Atkinson is a research dietitian and the manager of the Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service.