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The GL Diet For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-02753-0
252 pages
May 2006
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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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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 Eating on 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 the GO.

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

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

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

Part IV: Optimising GL.

Chapter 11: Replacing Common Ingredients with GL-friendly Alternatives.

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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Nigel Denby trained as a dietitian at Glasgow Caledonian University, following an established career in the catering industry. He is also a qualified chef and previously owned his own restaurant. His dietetic career began as a Research Dietitian at the Human Nutrition Research Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne. After a period working as a Community Dietitian, Nigel left the NHS to join Boots Health and Beauty Experience where he led the delivery and training of Nutrition and Weight Management services.
In 2003 Nigel set up his own Nutrition consultancy, delivering a clinical service to Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte’s Hospital Women’s Health Clinic and the International Eating Disorders Centre in Buckinghamshire as well as acting as Nutrition Consultant for the Childbase Children’s Nursery Group.
Nigel also runs his own private practice in Harley Street, specialising in Weight Management, PMS / Menopause and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Nigel works extensively with the media, writing for the Sunday Telegraph Magazine, Zest, Essentials, and various other consumer magazines. His work in radio and television includes BBC and ITN news programmes, Channel 4’s Fit Farm, BBC Breakfast, and BBC Real Story.He is the author of Nutrition For Dummies.

Sue Baic is a Lecturer in Nutrition and Public Health in the Department of Exercise and Health Sciences at Bristol University. She has a first degree from Bristol University followed by 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 a freelance consultant. She feels strongly about providing nutrition information to the public that is evidence based, up to date, unbiased, and reliable.
As a member of the public relations committee of the British Dietetic Association she has written for the media on a variety of nutrition related health issues. Sue lives in Bristol and spends her spare time running up and down hills in the Cotswolds in an attempt to get fit. She is the author of Nutrition For Dummies.

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