Rob Thompson, MD is a board-certified cardiologist in private practice who has counseled patients with high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease for more than twenty-five years. He is the author of the bestselling The Glycemic-Load Diet, and The Glycemic-Load Diet Cookbook. Thompson resides in Seattle.Best-selling author Dana Carpender was startled to discover that limiting her carbohydrate intake not only helped her control her weight, but produced the health and vitality a low fat diet had promised but never delivered. Fifteen years later, she laughs at people who say You can't eat that way long-term. Her eight cookbooks are the result of her realization that the key to permanent dietary change is the answer to the age-old question, What's for supper? To date they have sold over a million copies worldwide. Dana blogs about low carb nutrition at www.HoldtheToast.com; her weekly blog digest goes out to over 20,000 readers. She is also Managing Editor of CarbSmart magazine at www.CarbSmart.com, as well as a featured staff writer. Dana lives in Bloomington, Indiana with her husband and a menagerie of pets, all of whom are well and healthily fed.
The number of Americans who have the condition of insulin resistance now outnumber the people who do not--it is a rampant modern health issue responsible for weight gain, diabetes, premature aging and other common health problems. Dr. Thompson unravels the science and rationale for why this silent epidemic has occurred, while Dana Carpender provides her signature wit, charm, and clever low-carb recipe-spinning to provide practical solutions for undoing this condition. - <i><b>William Davis, MD, Author of #1 New York Times Bestseller Wheat Belly: Lose the wheat, lose the weight and find your path back to health, The Wheat Belly Cookbook, and Wheat Belly 30-Minute (or Less!) Cookbook published by Rodale, Inc.</b></i></p>