The Glycemic-Load Diet: A powerful new program for losing weight and reversing insulin resistance

Paperback | March 23, 2006

byRob Thompson

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A cardiologist's revolutionary weight-loss plan that allows dieters to enjoy good carbs while still losing weight

The glycemic index has been the basis of many popular diets. But it doesn't take into account the serving sizes people actually eat and eliminates too many foods for dieters to stick with it. Now Dr. Robert Thompson's breakthrough program uses the glycemic load--the glycemic index adjusted for serving size--to take the GI a step forward. The glycemic load is a more accurate and effective tool in controlling weight and insulin resistance, allowing dieters to eat more foods while still burning fat, cutting cravings, and speeding up their metabolism. Safe, simple, and scientifically proven, it's the smartest weight-loss plan yet.

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A cardiologist's revolutionary weight-loss plan that allows dieters to enjoy good carbs while still losing weightThe glycemic index has been the basis of many popular diets. But it doesn't take into account the serving sizes people actually eat and eliminates too many foods for dieters to stick with it. Now Dr. Robert Thompson's breakt...

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It's not about willpower--it's about your body chemistryYou've tried dieting, and, after some initial success, you always seem to put the weight back on. Stop blaming yourself! The problem isn't with you; it's with the diets themselves.Many are based on the glycemic index, which doesn't make a distinction between good carbohydrates, su...

Rob Thompson, M.D., is a board-certified cardiologist in private practice who has counseled patients with high blood cholesterol and heart disease for more than twenty-five years. He is on staff at Swedish Hospital Medical Center in Seattle and is the author of The New Low-Carb Way of Life.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:March 23, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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