The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet

The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet 5

by Grant Brinkworth and Dr Pennie Taylor

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 28/02/2017

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Based on emerging research from around the world, as well as original CSIRO research recently conducted in Australia, the low-carb diet has proved successful in managing lifestyle-induced metabolic diseases, including unhealthy weight gain and type 2 diabetes.

The diet lowers the proportion of carbohydrate relative to protein and unsaturated 'healthy' fat, and encourages participants to follow a regular exercise routine.

This easy-to-follow, comprehensive lifestyle plan integrates these principles and can help you not only to reach your weight-loss goals, but also to maximise its benefits for improved metabolic health, blood glucose control and diabetes management.

ISBN:
9781925481488
Category:
Health & personal development
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
28-02-2017
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
304
Dimensions (mm):
260x209x21mm
Weight:
1.09kg
Grant Brinkworth

The CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, has been dedicated to the practical application of knowledge and science for society and industry since 1928.

Today the CSIRO ranks in the top one per cent of world scientific institutions in twelve out of twenty-two research fields. CSIRO Health and Biosecurity conducts research into human health, including disease prevention, diagnosis and innovative treatment.

Professor Grant Brinkworth is a principal research scientist in Clinical Nutrition and Exercise at CSIRO Health and Biosecurity. He has a PhD and expertise in diet, nutrition and exercise science. Pennie Taylor is the senior research dietitian at CSIRO Health and Biosecurity.

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  • The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet

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    Excellent book - looks as though it will be a good weight loss product.

  • Changed my life !

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    I have struggled previously to lose weight but have found this book life changing . I now eat healthy fats low carb veggies and proteins that I find very satisfying as part of my diet in contrast to low fat high carb foods which left me wanting more and more of these foods which negatively affected my weight and general being I have also increased my exercise level which has been made easier because I am less tired on the low carb diet. I am concerned about the obesity epidemic especially for children many facing a bleak future with chronic diseases. I think there is far too many high carb foods in the current Australian Dietary guidelines and urgent review and changes are indicated. I highly recommend this book

  • Good if you have access to quality fresh produce.

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    Was a bit disappointing after their Total Wellbeing Book. Thought it was a lot more practical especially for families. If you live in any remote area some of the ingredients you will have no chance of getting.

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