THE LOW GI HANDBOOK is the definitive guide for readers who want to understand the power of the glycemic index (GI) in their diet. This revised and updated edition, based on the original 'The New Glucose Revolution', includes the latest scientific findings on the GI; tables of the GI values for more than 900 popular foods; dozens of delicious, low-GI recipes; a glossary of 100 key terms used throughout the book and easy-to-understand answers to the most frequently asked questions about low GI. World authorities on the glycemic index (GI), Australian authors Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell and Stephen Colagiuri, pioneered the message that the kind of carbohydrate we eat is vital not only in diabetes management but in overall health and wellbeing. This book explains how eating low GI can help you: achieve optimum health; increase energy and wellbeing; lose weight and sustain the weight loss; reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke and manage type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Backed by accredited scientific studies from all over the world, THE LOW GI HANDBOOK is a simple and trustworthy guide that will enable you and your family to put the GI into practice.