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Shari Lieberman

Easy-To-Use Glycemic Index Food Guide

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Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(7)
Part One Frequently Asked Questions About the Glycemic Index
Understanding Carbohydrates
8(3)
What are carbohydrates?
8(1)
Are there different types of carbohydrates?
8(1)
How are different carbohydrates metabolized by the body?
9(1)
What does this have to do with the glycemic index?
10(1)
Understanding the Glycemic Index
11(10)
What is the glycemic index?
11(1)
Why is the glycemic index important?
11(1)
How is the glycemic index of a food calculated?
11(1)
Why do certain foods within the same food group have different rankings on the GI?
12(1)
How is it possible that a plain baked potato has a higher GI value than potato chips?
13(1)
Why is pasta ranked as a low-glycemic food?
14(1)
Why isn`t sugar ranked high on the GI?
14(1)
Certain foods such as meat, fish, and even some vegetables are not ranked on the glycemic index. Why?
14(1)
Why don`t alcoholic beverages have GI numbers? Aren`t they made from high-carbohydrate ingredients?
15(2)
Does eating more of a food cause its GI number to increase?
17(1)
What is glycemic load?
17(1)
Why is glycemic load so important?
18(1)
Do I have to give up my favorite high-GI foods?
18(1)
What factors can affect the GI of a food, making it higher or lower than shown on GI tables?
19(1)
Can I estimate the GI of a packaged food that isn`t included in the table?
20(1)
Health Disorders Associated with the Glycemic Index
21(12)
How are high-GI foods associated with diabetes?
21(1)
How are high-GI foods associated with obesity?
22(1)
How are high-GI foods associated with cardiovascular disease?
23(2)
How are high-GI foods associated with metabolic syndrome?
25(1)
How are high-GI foods associated with cancer?
26(1)
How are high-GI foods associated with fatigue?
26(1)
How can a low-GI diet improve your health?
27(6)
PART TWO The Glycemic Index Food Guide
How to Use This Table
33(4)
The Glycemic Index Food Guide
37(88)
Glossary 125(6)
Helpful Websites 131(2)
About the Author 133(2)
Index 135
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Paperback / softback
160 pagina's
Januari 2007
91 gram
184 x 114 x 13 mm
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