Glycemic Index Cookbook For Dummies

Author: Meri Raffetto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 392

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Keep a low GI diet with delicious and simple recipes Using the glycemic index is not only a proven method of losing and maintaining weight safely and quickly, it's also an effective way to prevent the most common diseases of affluence, such as coronary heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Now you can easily whip up meals at home that will help you shed unwanted pounds and stay healthy with the Glycemic Index Cookbook For Dummies. 150 delicious and simple recipes with a glycemic index and glycemic load rating level for each Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, on-the-go, vegetarian, and kid-friendly recipes Full-color insert showcases many of the book's recipes If you're one of the millions of people looking for a safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet with proven results, Glycemic Index Cookbook For Dummies has all of the information and recipes that will get you well on the way to a healthier you.

Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies

Author: Meri Reffetto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 408

View: 819

Get proven results from this safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet The glycemic load is a ranking system for carbohydrate-rich food that measures the amount of carbohydrates in a serving. The glycemic index indicates how rapidly a carbohydrate is digested and released as glucose (sugar) into the bloodstream. Using the Glycemic Index is a proven method for calculating the way carbohydrates act in your body to help you lose weight, safely, quickly, and effectively. The second edition of 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. You'll not only discover how to apply the glycemic index to your existing diet plan, but you'll also get new and updated information on how to develop a healthy lifestyle. Recommends foods that boost metabolism, promote weight loss, and provide longer-lasting energy Features delicious GI 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 Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for anyone looking for an easy-to-apply guide to making the switch to this healthy lifestyle.

Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies

Author: Meri Reffetto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 408

View: 508

Get proven results from this safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet The glycemic load is a ranking system for carbohydrate-rich food that measures the amount of carbohydrates in a serving. The glycemic index indicates how rapidly a carbohydrate is digested and released as glucose (sugar) into the bloodstream. Using the Glycemic Index is a proven method for calculating the way carbohydrates act in your body to help you lose weight, safely, quickly, and effectively. The second edition of 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. You'll not only discover how to apply the glycemic index to your existing diet plan, but you'll also get new and updated information on how to develop a healthy lifestyle. Recommends foods that boost metabolism, promote weight loss, and provide longer-lasting energy Features delicious GI 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 Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for anyone looking for an easy-to-apply guide to making the switch to this healthy lifestyle.

Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies

Author: Meri Raffetto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 445

View: 169

Discover the world’s healthiest and tastiest diet Ready to transform the way you’ve been preparing dinner? Then it’s time to dive into the Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies! You’ll learn to bring home the flavors of Italy, Greece, Spain, Morocco, Lebanon, and southern France, as you discover the cuisine that’s been shown to reduce the risk of heart attack, diabetes, and cognitive decline while delivering extraordinary, authentic flavors. Unlike many of the quick fix and fad diets on the market today, Mediterranean cooking styles contribute to long-term, healthy lifestyles by focusing on fruits and vegetables, legumes, whole grains, olive oils, and moderate amounts of protein and animal fats. And you’ll learn how to combine and prepare these ingredients into delicious recipes, while tapping into the mindful eating habits of the Mediterranean. In this book you’ll explore: Over one hundred and fifty tasty recipes you can cook for any meal of the day Brand-new updates regarding time-saving multi-cooker directions, the latest on the on-going supportive wellness research around the Mediterranean diet, and how to effectively plan and prep over a month of quick & easy Mediterranean meals Mindful eating and living approaches to savor and enjoy the foods and lifestyle of the Mediterranean Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies is the perfect hands-on guide for anyone looking for an introduction to the Mediterranean cuisine, as well as those already familiar with the diet but need some fresh recipe ideas.

Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies

Author: Richard Snyder

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 903

Explains how to identify adrenal gland fatigue, understand its triggers, receive treatment, and discover foods to battle the disease.

Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies

Author: Meri Raffetto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 298

Improve your health, lose weight, and prevent and fight disease For decades, doctors and nutritional experts have observed and confirmed that Mediterranean countries have much lower occurrences of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer, and diabetes in their citizens than northern European countries and the United States. The Mediterranean Diet For Dummies features expert advice on transitioning to this healthful lifestyle by providing meal planning tips, exercise regimens, and more than 150 recipes inspired by the cuisines of Italy, Greece, southern France, and Spain to improve your health, lose weight, and prevent and fight disease. Rather than focusing on restricting certain foods and ingredients, the Mediterranean diet embraces a variety of food choices that promote freshness, whole grains, healthy fats, more vegetables and less meat, understanding proper portion control, and using items like wine and olive oil to create rich flavors. With The Mediterranean Diet For Dummies you'll find out how a delicious diet can reduce the long-term risk of obesity, heart disease, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, and more. More than 150 tasty recipes Expert tips on meal planning, exercise regimens, and healthy lifestyle choices Prevent and fight diseases by eating delicious food Whether you're just discovering the healthfulness of the Mediterranean diet or are looking for some new recipes to add to your repertoire, The Mediterranean Diet For Dummies has everything you need to start living a healthier life. Related Title: For a quick introduction to this hot, diet phenomenon, try Mediterranean Diet In A Day For Dummies. Only available as an E-book, it is the fastest way to start the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle!

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies

Author: Toby Smithson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 847

Food awareness, nutrition, and meal planning advice for people with diabetes Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takes the mystery and the frustration out of healthy eating and managing diabetes. Both the newly diagnosed and the experienced alike will learn what defines healthy eating for diabetes and it’s crucial role to long term health, why healthy eating can be so difficult, and how meal planning is a key to successful diabetes management Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takes the guesswork out of eating and preparing diabetes friendly foods. You'll learn whether popular diets fit (or don’t fit) into a healthy eating plan, what to shop for, how to eat healthy away from home, which supplements you should consider, and how to build perfect meals yourself. To get you started, this book includes a week's worth of diabetes-friendly meals, and fabulous recipes that demonstrate how delicious food and effective diabetes management can go hand in hand. Includes helpful information for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as exchange lists for diabetes Explains how your surroundings and your biology conspire to encourage unhealthy eating, and how you can gain control by planning in advance Helps you to understand that fabulous, nutritionally-balanced food and diabetes management can go hand in hand If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies is packed with expert advice, surprising insights, and practical examples of meal plans coupled with sound nutritional advice.

Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies

Author: Jan McCracken

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Cooking

Page: 388

View: 308

According to USA Weekend, over a quarter of the adults in the U.S. have tried a low-carb diet. Many people have enjoyed lasting success. Others have felt mystified or deprived and given up! Whether you’re a first-timer or a “try, try-againer”, this book helps you get with the low-carb program and stick with it! Building on the success of Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies, it gives you loads of nutritional information plus more than 100 sumptuous low-carb recipes like Crunchy Brunch Oatmeal Pecan Waffles, Caribbean Chicken, Chile Spiced Broccoli, and Lemon Torte with Raspberries. Low-Carb Cookbook For Dummies includes: A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe so you can’t go wrong Lots of recipes for dishes with 5 carbs or less Recipes that de-carb no-nos like Southern fried chicken and Philly cheese steak sandwiches Recipes for soups, seafood, and meat dishes, including pork chops, lamb and steaks (with a steak chart so you can chart a low-carb course) Recipes for great desserts, including chocolate specialties and cheesecake Vegetarian recipes and crock pot specialties Terrific wrap recipes using lettuce, tortillas, or crepes Guidelines for eating low-carb when you’re dining out or brown-bagging it Author Jan McCracken, a health advocate and low-carber for more than ten years, has written two low-carb cookbooks and is a contributor to numerous low-carb publications. Having fallen off the low-carb wagon several times herself, she alerts you to things that can sabotage your success and clues you in on carb counting and techniques that have worked for her. You’ll get started right with: Mini-courses on low-carb math and on low-carb nutritition and the glycemic index A shopping list for stocking a low-carb kitchen The scoop on different kinds of carbs and artificial sweeteners Tips on using spices creatively for variety and flavor Advice on incorporating exercise, including taking the first step (and lots more steps) with a pedometer Tips for reducing stress (a common cause of bingeing) With this information, you won’t be mystified. With the fantastic recipes, you won’t feel deprived. You will be inspired to stick to a low-carb lifestyle—one that can help you lose weight and feel healthier!

The New Glycemic Index Diet Cookbook for Novices and Dummies

Author: Noncy Dawson

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 86

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Glycemic index (GI) рrоvіdеѕ аn estimate of hоw саrbоhуdrаtе fооdѕ affect blооd glucose lеvеlѕ. The gоаl of uѕіng the index is tо mаnаgе blооd sugar spikes аnd mаіntаіn steady еnеrgу thrоughоut thе day. Sоmе реорlе wіth tуре 2 dіаbеtеѕ, thоѕе оn lоw-саrb dіеtѕ, оr those whо аrе trying tо lоѕе wеіght mіght сhооѕе to uѕе glycemic index. However, nоt еvеrуоnе agrees thаt the numbers аrе ассurаtе еnоugh tо be helpful. Some studies ѕuggеѕt thаt following a diet lоwеr іn glусеmіс index can hеlр tо mаnаgе dіаbеtеѕ. Chооѕіng fооdѕ thаt are less lіkеlу to рrоduсе a blооd ѕugаr ѕріkе mіght bе a hеаlthу рrеvеntаtіvе сhоісе fоr реорlе whо hаvе рrоblеmѕ рrосеѕѕіng large іnсrеаѕеѕ in blооd gluсоѕе (ѕuсh аѕ thоѕе wіth dіаbеtеѕ, prediabetes, іnѕulіn resistance, or mеtаbоlіс ѕуndrоmе). Thе GI numbеr аѕѕіgnеd to еасh food рrоvіdеѕ аn еѕtіmаtе оf hоw thаt food аffесtѕ blооd ѕugаr lеvеlѕ.2 Choosing fооdѕ оr аvоіdіng fооdѕ based on GI, mіght hеlр to manage blood ѕugаr оr weight, hоwеvеr, GI is complicated аnd there аrе mаnу vаrіаblеѕ tо consider. The GI оf аnу оnе fооd саn vary depending оn several factors ѕuсh аѕ сооkіng, mіxіng, shape, dеnѕіtу, molecular ѕtruсturе, fiber соntеnt, аnd fооd рrосеѕѕіng mеthоdѕ. Mеаl combinations and whеthеr or nоt you еаt protein аnd fiber with your саrbоhуdrаtе саn also play a rоlе in GI. Sоmеtіmеѕ, сеrtаіn fооd choices may bе lоwеr in GI, but аrе nоt соnѕіdеrеd to be hеаlthу fооd сhоісеѕ. For example wаtеrmеlоn hаѕ a GI оf 72, and a Snісkеrѕ candy bаr has a GI оf 55. For mоѕt of uѕ who еаt еnоugh calories daily, сhооѕіng watermelon over a candy bаr will bе a better fооd choice. The glусеmіс іndеx іѕ not thе оnlу tool available. There аrе mаnу methods that can help people manage blооd ѕugаr and choose hеаlthу саrbоhуdrаtе fооdѕ. Thе glycemic іndеx dоеѕ not tаkе роrtіоn ѕіzе into ассоunt-аn important fact to nоtе for those whо nееd tо mаnаgе their blооd ѕugаr. A food's іmрасt оn blооd gluсоѕе іѕ dеtеrmіnеd by іtѕ ѕugаr content аnd the аmоunt consumed. Therefore, the glусеmіс load (GL) attempts to соmbіnе thеѕе concepts. Fооdѕ with a low glycemic lоаd wіll hаvе a number rаngіng from 1 to 10. Fооdѕ wіth a high glусеmіс lоаd аrе аѕѕіgnеd a GL оf 20 оr more. Medium GL fооdѕ fаll wіthіn thоѕе ranges. Glycemic index (GI) рrоvіdеѕ аn estimate of hоw саrbоhуdrаtе fооdѕ affect blооd glucose lеvеlѕ. The gоаl of uѕіng the index is tо mаnаgе blооd sugar spikes аnd mаіntаіn steady еnеrgу thrоughоut thе day. Sоmе реорlе wіth tуре 2 dіаbеtеѕ, thоѕе оn lоw-саrb dіеtѕ, оr those whо аrе trying tо lоѕе wеіght mіght сhооѕе to uѕе glycemic index. However, nоt еvеrуоnе agrees thаt the numbers аrе ассurаtе еnоugh tо be helpful. Some studies ѕuggеѕt thаt following a diet lоwеr іn glусеmіс index can hеlр tо mаnаgе dіаbеtеѕ. Chооѕіng fооdѕ thаt are less lіkеlу to рrоduсе a blооd ѕugаr ѕріkе mіght bе a hеаlthу рrеvеntаtіvе сhоісе fоr реорlе whо hаvе рrоblеmѕ рrосеѕѕіng large іnсrеаѕеѕ in blооd gluсоѕе (ѕuсh аѕ thоѕе wіth dіаbеtеѕ, prediabetes, іnѕulіn resistance, or mеtаbоlіс ѕуndrоmе). Thе GI numbеr аѕѕіgnеd to еасh food рrоvіdеѕ аn еѕtіmаtе оf hоw thаt food аffесtѕ blооd ѕugаr lеvеlѕ.2 Choosing fооdѕ оr аvоіdіng fооdѕ based on GI