The Glycemic-Load Diet: A powerful new program for losing weight and reversing insulin resistance

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McGraw-Hill Education, Mar 23, 2006 - Business & Economics - 240 pages

A cardiologist's revolutionary weight-loss plan that allows dieters to enjoy good carbs while still losing weight

The glycemic index has been the basis of many popular diets. But it doesn't take into account the serving sizes people actually eat and eliminates too many foods for dieters to stick with it. Now Dr. Robert Thompson's breakthrough program uses the glycemic load--the glycemic index adjusted for serving size--to take the GI a step forward. The glycemic load is a more accurate and effective tool in controlling weight and insulin resistance, allowing dieters to eat more foods while still burning fat, cutting cravings, and speeding up their metabolism. Safe, simple, and scientifically proven, it's the smartest weight-loss plan yet.

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Informative easy to read simple steps to follow

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A modern lowcarb diet approach with exercise. Informative wellwritten easy to read simple steps to follow.Diet Ease up on soft drinks fruit juices and starchy foods like bread potatoes rice and wheat ... Read full review

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Highly sensible, science-based recommendations for losing weight. Roughly aligns with Gary Taubes's (Good Calories, Bad Calories; Why We Get Fat) conclusions about the importance of insulin in ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Rob Thompson, M.D., is a board-certified cardiologist in private practice who has counseled patients with high blood cholesterol and heart disease for more than twenty-five years. He is on staff at Swedish Hospital Medical Center in Seattle and is the author of The New Low-Carb Way of Life.

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