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The Low GI Shopper's Guide

A comprehensive guide of GI food values.

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The Low GI Shopper’s Guide to GI Values 2011 is a book that gives an authoritative source of glycemic index values for 1200 different foods. This book, by Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller and Kaye Foster-Powell is a great resource for those following the low glycemic index diet. These authors have co-authored several books together that are included in the New York Time’s bestselling series New Glucose Revolution. For anyone paying attention to the glycemic index in their foods, this guide can give you the values for many foods which is the key to receiving the maximum benefit.

This book includes shopping lists, dining out advice and information on planning your meals. The Low GI Shopper’s Guide is updated every year, so there is always one place to find the information you need. This is also a great guide for people that are trying to manage diabetes, heart disease, trying to manage weight loss and anyone following a gluten-free diet.

PRO
  • Showcases glycemic index values for 1,200 foods
  • Written by two expert authors
  • Offers information for those trying to manage disease
  • Great guide for those trying to lose weight with the low GI diet
  • Foods are sorted by low, medium and high GI values
  • Nutritional information is up to date
  • Encourages eating more low GI foods for health benefits
CON
  • Would require purchasing a new book each year
DIET and NUTRITION

The low GI diet is one that helps you reduce harmful diseases like diabetes, heart disease and high cholesterol. Eating a lot of high GI foods can be harmful to your overall health, especially if you are already overweight. Although the low GI diet does not require that you eliminate carbs, it does help you to select those that have a lower GI level. Using The Low GI Shopper’s Guide will help you make informed decisions and assure that you pick up foods that will work with your diet. Some low GI foods that are highlighted in the book include:

  • Meat, seafood, eggs and protein
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Oils and dressings
  • Pasta and noodles
  • Rice
  • Cookies and crackers
  • Bread
  • Fruit
  • Beverages
  • Breakfast cereals
EXERCISE

There is no exercise guidance included with The Low GI Shopper’s Guide.

CONCLUSION

The Low GI Shopper’s Guide offers you plenty of information on the low GI foods so that you can continue making wise choices when shopping and eating out. Those following the low GI diet can use this book to stay successful and have access to plenty of food information while you are on your weight loss journey.

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Related Diets: The Low Glycemic Index Diet, GI Diet, Glycemic Index


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