The GL Cookbook and Diet Plan: A Glycemic Load Weight-Loss Program with Over 150 Delicious Recipes
DELICIOUS & HEALTHY RECIPES FOR LOSING WEIGHT WITH THE MOST POWERFUL GLYCEMIC CONTROL DIETGL
The Glycemic Load (GL) system simplifies and improves GI dieting by converting Glycemic Index scores to reflect actual portions. It’s more accurate than GI and results in improved weight loss. Now many foods that GI diets ban, like fruit and pasta, are back on the menu, even chocolate! The GL Cookbook and Diet Plan combines easy-to-follow plan with step-by-step recipes so you can turn your favorite foods into a program for healthy weight loss and reduced risk of diabetes.
•Over 150 recipes •Quick and easy to prepare dishes •Breakfast, lunch and dinner, and even desserts •No more off-limit carbs •Boost energy & eliminate hunger
Good, practical cookbook
By Library Girl Reads - May 18, 2009
The GL Cookbook and Diet Plan offers practical advice for substituting foods with lower glycemic index scores for those with higher scores. Recipes were also created looking at the total glycemic load which differs based on food combinations and portion sizes.
The authors provide sample meal plans and easy to read charts with food substitutions and methods for reaching the daily recommended servings for food groups. They also add interesting facts about various foods to keep things interesting. While stressing good choices in eating, the authors also understand that a severely restricted diet will lead to failure and so provide a great deal of flexibility.
The recipes are nicely organized and labeled by how much time they take to prepare. Vegetarian recipes are also clearly labeled. Some of the recipes do use some less familiar ingredients but others are simply new combinations of familiar foods. The recipes in this book are a jumping off point for creating your... read more
Informative and Easy-to-read
By J. Kaye Oldner "Judith" - May 7, 2009
"The GL Cookbook and Diet Plan" show an easy-to-follow plan for health weight loss and reduce the risk of diabetes. This is the third book by Nigel Denby, Tina Michelucci, and Deborah Pyner, the others being "The 7-Day GL Diet" and "The GL Diet."
The Glycemic index is a measure of the effects of carbohydrates on blood glucose levels. Carbohydrates that break down rapidly during digestion releasing glucose rapidly into the bloodstream have a high GI. Carbohydrates that break down slowly releasing glucose gradually into the bloodstream have a low GI. For most people, foods with a low GI have significant health benefits.
GL stands for Glycemic Load, which, according to Nigel Demby, is a simpler and more accurate way of determining the glycemic index for apportion of food. This book provides simple charts, easy to follow advice, and good-sounding recipes to help keep a low GL. It covers the main points of glycemic index and its effects on diabetes and weight... read more
not many good recipes
By bk213 - October 30, 2011
I have several GI/GL books. Wanted a good cookbook to go along with the diet basics books. But this is NOT the best cookbook I have ever seen. The diet plan part is fine, but the recipes are few and not very enticing.
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