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Good Carbs, Bad Carbs (2nd Edition)



Lose Weight and Enjoy Optimum Health and Vitality by Eating the Right Carbs


by Johanna Burani, MS, RD, CDE

This is a concise primer on how carbs work in the body. Straight-forward advice about the best carb choices for good health, weight loss, glycemic control and sustained energy is presented in a conversational, thoroughly understandable manner. Real-life case studies and no-fuss recipes make switching to a low GI lifestyle a real enticement by the author.

Self Magazine named “Good Carbs, Bad Carbs” the top diet book of 2004.

What this easy-to-read book talks about:

  • how carbs work in the body
  • why the body wants and needs carbs
  • how to use glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) to manage the effect carbs have on the body’s health and stamina
  • straightforward advice about the best carbs to eat for good health, consistent energy, weight and blood sugar control
  • 30 low GI recipes and a unique pull-out Food Shopping Guide

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Gushers vs Tricklers

"Gushers" are quickly-digested carbohydrates that cause a rapid rise in blood glucose and fuel appetite.

"Tricklers" are slowly-digested carbohydrates that are gradually released into the bloodstream and sustain satiety. These are the good carbs.

Johanna Burani
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

Expert in individualized, low-glycemic index (low GI) meal planning.

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