The GL Diet For Dummies

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Overview

If you’re sick of no-carb diets, or just looking for a healthy eating plan, then the GL Diet is for you. No more calculations, no calorie-counting and no more cravings for carbs – as long as you stick to foods that are low in GL, you can stay healthy and lose weight without having to go without. The GL Diet For Dummies explains the science behind the plan, helps you to incorporate GL into your everyday life and gives readers 80 recipes to try.

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Overview

If you’re sick of no-carb diets, or just looking for a healthy eating plan, then the GL Diet is for you. No more calculations, no calorie-counting and no more cravings for carbs – as long as you stick to foods that are low in GL, you can stay healthy and lose weight without having to go without. The GL Diet For Dummies explains the science behind the plan, helps you to incorporate GL into your everyday life and gives readers 80 recipes to try.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470027530
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/30/2006
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 1,036,186
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Nigel Denby trained as a dietitian at Glasgow CaledonianUniversity, following an established career in the cateringindustry. He is also a qualified chef and previously owned his ownrestaurant. His dietetic career began as a Research Dietitian atthe Human Nutrition Research Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne. After aperiod working as a Community Dietitian, Nigel left the NHS to joinBoots Health and Beauty Experience where he led the delivery andtraining of Nutrition and Weight Management services.
In 2003 Nigel set up his own Nutrition consultancy, delivering aclinical service to Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte’sHospital Women’s Health Clinic and the International EatingDisorders Centre in Buckinghamshire as well as acting as NutritionConsultant for the Childbase Children’s Nursery Group.
Nigel also runs his own private practice in Harley Street,specialising in Weight Management, PMS / Menopause and IrritableBowel Syndrome. Nigel works extensively with the media, writing forthe Sunday Telegraph Magazine, Zest,Essentials, and various other consumer magazines. His workin radio and television includes BBC and ITN news programmes,Channel 4’s Fit Farm, BBC Breakfast, and BBCReal Story.He is the author of Nutrition For Dummies.

Sue Baic is a Lecturer in Nutrition and Public Health inthe Department of Exercise and Health Sciences at BristolUniversity. She has a first degree from Bristol University followedby a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from London University.Sue is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with over 15 years’experience in the field of nutrition and health in the NHS and as afreelance consultant. She feels strongly about providing nutritioninformation to the public that is evidence based, up to date,unbiased, and reliable.
As a member of the public relations committee of the BritishDietetic Association she has written for the media on a variety ofnutrition related health issues. Sue lives in Bristol and spendsher spare time running up and down hills in the Cotswolds in anattempt to get fit. She is the author of Nutrition ForDummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Introducing GL: Healthy Eating in the Real World.

Chapter 2: Checking Out the Science behind GL.

Chapter 3: Starting Your Low-GL Plan.

Part II: Shopping and Eating Out.

Chapter 4: Cruising with Confidence: Low-GL Shopping and Eatingon the Run.

Chapter 5: Table for Two? Eating Out GL-Style.

Part III: Morning to Night Recipes.

Chapter 6: Starting Your Day with a Low-GL Breakfast.

Chapter 7: Doing Lunch: Low-GL Lunches at Home and on theGO.

Chapter 8: Delectable Dinners: Low-GL Suppers and Ideas forEntertaining.

Chapter 9: Just Desserts: Virtuous Low-GL Puddings.

Chapter 10: Smart Snacks: Low-GL Quick Bites and HealthyNibbles.

Part IV: Optimising GL.

Chapter 11: Replacing Common Ingredients with GL-friendlyAlternatives.

Chapter 12: Placing GL in the Healthy Living Jigsaw.

Chapter 13: Medical Benefits of the GL Diet.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Ten Reasons for Eating the Low-GL Way.

Chapter 15: Ten Best GL Web Sites.

Chapter 16: Ten GL-Savvy Food Swaps.

Appendix: A–Z List of Low-GL Foods.

Index.

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