Whilst GI (Glycaemic Index) diets are very popular, it is also important to know the GL (Glycaemic Load) per portion to get the full picture on how a meal or snack will affect you. This clear introduction to GI and GL explains how following a low GI/GL diet can help you lose weight and keep blood sugar levels under control.
This book tells you how low GI and GL diets work and what doctors and nutritionists think of them, and gives basic GI/GL rules, shopping lists, delicious recipes and advice for eating out. It helps calculate your target weight and emphasises the importance of portion sizes and calories, and gives practical ways to fit low GI/GL foods into a busy lifestyle. It contains delicious GI/GL recipes.