The New Glucose Revolution Pocket Guide to Peak Performance

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Da Capo Press, Incorporated, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 137 pages
Written by the world’s leading authorities on the glycemic index (GI), The New Glucose Revolution Pocket Guide to Peak Performance recommends what to eat to boost athletic performance, enhance stamina, and prevent fatigue. It presents success stories profiling athletes and others who have improved their performance by eating low—and high—GI foods at the appropriate times. It also answers the questions asked most frequently by athletes and others about the GI and includes a complete table with the GI, glycemic load, and carbohydrate values of more than 800 foods and drinks. Other subjects include energy charging with carbohydrate, eating for competing, refueling hints, and menu plans. Filled with fun, easy, and practical suggestions, it is ideal for weekend warriors, serious athletes, and everyone who wants to perform at their maximum.

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About the author (2004)

HELEN O'CONNOR, B.Sc., DIP. N.D., PH.D., an accredited dietitian specializing in sports nutrition, is a lecturer in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Sydney.

Dr. Jennie Brand Miller is a professor of human nutrition at the University of Sydney. She is acknowledged worldwide for her expertise on carbohydrates and health, as well as infant nutrition.

Stephen Colagiuri, MD, is the director of the Diabetes Centre and Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick, New South Wales.

Kaye Foster-Powell, M Nutr & Diet, an accredited dietitian-nutritionist with extensive experience in diabetes management, counsels hundreds of people a year on how to improve their health and well-being and reduce their risk of diabetic complications through a low-GI diet. She is the lead author of the authoritative tables of GI and glycemic load values published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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