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Applications in Practice
Edited by Elena Philippou
Published by CRC Press
About the Book
The Glycemic Index: Applications in Practice is edited by Elena Philippou. In 1981, David Jenkins, Thomas Wolever, and colleagues introduced the concept of the glycemic index (GI) to differentiate carbohydrates based on the rate of blood glucose rise following their consumption. Although GI was first used in diet therapy for diabetes, research evidence has accumulated since then to thousands of publications from all over the world with applications for prevention and/or management of many diseases, as well as effects on physiological states and exercise. All information about GI was presented in this First Edition textbook of The Glycemic Index.
– Gathered all the evidence and research on GI that has been studied, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, pregnancy outcomes, sports performance, eye health, and cognitive functioning.
– Provides a detailed explanation on how to correctly measure a food’s GI, how the GI of food products can be altered, as well as the use and misuse of GI labelling around the globe.
– The contributors are either pioneers or experts in the area of GI from all around the globe, including Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States.
– valuable source of information for healthcare professionals of various disciplines, nutritionists, dietitians, food scientists, medical doctors, sports scientists, psychologists, public health (nutrition) policy makers, and students in these fields, as well as an important addition to university libraries.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
Introduction to Dietary Carbohydrates and the Glycemic Index
Common Criticisms of the Glycemic Index
Measuring the Glycemic Index of Foods
Glycemic Index and Diabetes Mellitus: Evidence on Prevention and Management and Implications on Insulin Resistance
Glycemic Index and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prevention and Management
Glycemic Index in Preventing and Managing Obesity: Implications for Appetite and Body Weight Regulation
Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Cancer Prevention
Manipulating Dietary Glycemic Index as a Means of Improving Exercise and Sports Performance
Dietary Glycemic Index Manipulation to Improve Cognitive Functioning: Is It Possible?
GIycemic Index and Women’s Health: Dietary GI in Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and during Pregnancy
Glycemic Index and Eye Health: Dietary Hyperglycemia and Metabolic Retinal Diseases
Glycemic Index Use on Food Labels: Informed Food Choice or Misuse?
Creating Food Products with a Lower Glycemic Index
For Whom is this Book For
This 1st Edition handbook of The Glycemic Index: Applications in Practice is perfect for Endocrinologists and Diabetologists. It is the must have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students those who are pursuing their Graduation in Endocrinology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.
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