From the multi-million-copy bestselling author of the New Glucose Revolution series, an essential eating plan for all women, for conception, pregnancy, and beyond
For years, millions of people have found better health by choosing their food according to its glycemic index, or GI-the proven, easy-to-understand measure of how carbohydrates affect our blood glucose--and to do so they've turned to the bestselling New Glucose Revolution series by world-leading researcher Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller.
Now, with The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy, Dr. Brand-Miller, along with fellow doctors Marsh and Moses, presents the first authoritative, science-based nutrition guide for expectant mothers. Women aiming to conceive or already pregnant can directly influence their own and their baby's long-term health through what they eat. This nutrition plan is vital to staying healthy and fit, and includes:
- Eight simple steps to get started
- Up-to-date information on what to eat and what to avoid
- Ideal weight gain guidelines
- Helpful checklists and guidance on how to exercise safely
- 50 delicious, quick, and easy low GI recipes.
The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy will help readers boost their chance of conceiving, reduce their risk of gestational diabetes, enjoy a healthy pregnancy, and safeguard their baby's health.