Acknowledgements. PART I: THE DFAISY EXPLAINED. Chapter 1. Metabolic Syndrome: A Weighty Issue. PART II: GOROWING CONDITIONS. Chapter 2. You are What You Eat. Chapter 3. The Skinny on Fat. Chapter 4. Carbohydrate crazy. Chapter 5. Protein Power. Chapter 6. Obesity and Overweight: Our Growing Waistlines. PART III: THE ROOT TO THE LEAF. Chapter 7. Insulin Resistance Leads to Type 2 Diabetes. Chapter 8. Fires Within. Chapter 9. Have a Healthy Heart. Chapter 10. Weight Wars, be a Wise Loser: The Importance of Weight Loss. Chapter 11. Fit to be Healthy. Chapter 12. The Power of Natural Supplements. Chapter 13. The Metabolic Syndrome Food Program and Eating Tips. Appendix: Glycemic Index. Resource Guide. Glossary of Terms. References. Index.
Karlene Karst, BSc, RD [Vancouver, BC], is a leading health specialist in nutrition and natural medicine and is dedicated to improving the health of society by sharing her knowledge. Karlene holds a BSc in Nutrition from the University of Saskatchewan, and is a registered dietitian. She writes for health and nutrition publications and appears on radio and television shows across North America. Karlene is co-author of the national best seller, Health Fats of Life.