The Low GI Guide to your Heart and the Metabolic Syndrome
Better Heart Health Starts HereBook - 2006 | Rev. & updated ed
Cardiovascular disease - heart, stroke or vascular disease - is the leading cause of death. Now a new 'silent' disease is also affecting us: the metabolic syndrome (sometimes called the insulin resistance syndrome or Syndrome X), a collection of abnormalities that increase your risk of heart disease. The good news is that the type of carbohydrate you eat can help prevent these deadly diseases and ensure better heart health. A diet rich in carbohydrates with a low glycemic index will help control blood glucose, insulin sensitivity and weight and reduces the risk of heart disease and the metabolic syndrome. This handy companion guide to THE NEW GLUCOSE REVOLUTION includes: The latest statistics and studies on heart disease. Easy-to-understand information on the GI. Practical tips to make low GI eating a way of life. The latest information on the GL (glycemic load) 8 new 7-day low fat, low GI meal plans including Asian, Greek, Italian, Japanese and Middle Eastern recipes. With all the information you need about the GI and its benefits for heart health, and easy guidance on following a low GI diet, this is essential reading for anyone interested.
Publisher: Sydney : 2006
Edition: Rev. & updated ed
Branch Call Number: ANF 613.283 BRAN
Characteristics: vi, 170 p. : ill. ; 20 cm