The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 26, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
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Get proven results from this safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet

Using the glycemic index is a proven method of losing and maintaining weight safely and quickly. The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies presents this system in an easy-to-apply manner, giving you the tools and tips you need to shed unwanted pounds and improve your overall health.

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  • Features delicious recipes for glycemic-friendly cooking at home
  • Includes exercises for maintaining glycemic index weight loss and promoting physical fitness
  • Offers guidance on shopping for food as well as eating at restaurants and away from home

You'll not only see how to apply the glycemic index to your existing diet plan, but also how to develop a lifestyle based around improving your overall health.


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The book was very informative and easy to follow I am a big fan of theDummies books. Since I am a diabetic the information has been invaluable.I recommend it to anyone interested in learning about the Glycemic Index. Read full review


Table ofContents
Exploring the Glycemic Index as a WeightLoss Tool
All Carbs Arent Created Equal
Why and How a LowGlycemic Diet Works for Weight Loss
Taking Portion Size into Account with the Glycemic Load
Determining How Going LowGlycemic Can Work for
Switching to a LowGlycemic Diet
Strengthening your goals
American restaurants
Dealing with WeightLoss Pitfalls
Breaking Through WeightLoss Plateaus
Finding a Support System
Surfing the Web for Information Motivation and Support
Cooking and Eating the LowGlycemic
Luscious Yet Easy Lunches
Delicious Dinner Recipes

Adding LowGlycemic Foods to Your Meals
Raising the Bar on Your Metabolism
Building lean muscle mass
Presenting Foolproof HealthyEating Strategies
Finding Moderation with Mediumand HighGlycemic Foods
Knowing the best aislesto visit
Overcoming Challenges and Obstacles
Navigating Special Occasions
Healthy And Yummy Snacks and Desserts
Improving Your Overall Lifestyle Other Health Connections
Incorporating Exercise into Your Life
Fueling Your Exercise Routine with a LowGlycemic Diet
The Part of Tens
Ten LowGlycemic Foods with Great Health Benefits

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About the author (2010)

Meri Raffetto, RD, LDN, is a registered dietician and recognized professional in the area of nutrition and wellness. She is the owner of Real Living Nutrition Services and a contributor to The Calorie Counter For Dummies. She has also been featured in Healthy Living Magazine and the Chicago Tribune.

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