The Glycemic index was developed in the 1980s by Dr. David J. Jenkins, a nutrition professor at the University of Toronto, to help diabetics manage their diets and their weight.It is a way of measuring the effect of the effect of the carbohydrates contents of a certain food on your body. it determines how these impact your blood sugar levels, which in turn affects how much energy you have, your mood,and your weight. Whether you are diabetic or not, feeding on the Glycemic index helps you shed those pounds with minimum fuss.
This books explains in details:
•Carbohydrates, types and how the types can affect the blood sugar level
•How to determine the carbohydrates contents in food
•The Glycemic index and how it ranks food as Hi and Low GI foods
•Factors that affects the Glycemic index
•How the Glycemic index can be calculated from our foods
•How to apply the Glycemic index to our meals
It also goes further to list about 60 delicious and easy to prepare low Glycemic index Recipes, how to prepare them and their nutritional contents.
This food is the perfect guide to control your blood sugar level and also shed those pounds with ease