The G.I. Diet

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Workman Publishing, Jan 15, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 176 pages
If you understand a traffic light, you’ll understand this powerfully effective low-glycemic diet.

It’s the easiest, most satisfying eating plan possible. Both aNew York TimesandWall Street Journalbestseller, here’s the book that explains how to lose weight permanently without feeling hungry, counting calories, or jeopardizing your health. Based on the Glycemic Index, or G.I., the breakthrough nutritional discovery that measures the speed at which the body digests food and the impact it has on weight and well-being,The G.I. Dietorganizes food into color-coded categories according to their G.I. rating:

Red: Avoid.
Yellow: Eat occasionally.
Green: Make these foods the centerpiece of your diet.

And that’s it. No more guesswork, no more formulas, no more fads.The G.I. Dietguides you to permanent weight loss as well as increased energy and a decreased risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This revised and updated edition includes more comprehensive food lists; inspiring success stories; new tips on dining out; motivational help; plus recipes, snack ideas, a shopping list, and more.
 

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Contents

The Problem
2
How Much Weight Should I Lose?
15
Phase I
23
Ready Set Go
53
Meal Ideas
60
Phase II
88
Eating Out
96
Behavior Change
107
Staying Motivated
119
Exercise
125
Health
131
Appendixes
138
Index
157
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About the author (2010)

Rick Gallop, who also wrote Living the G.I. Diet and The G.I. Diet Clinic, is an international spokesperson for the diet he designed out of his own struggles to lose weight. A successful business executive with a keen interest in health issues, he was president of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. His Web site is www.gidiet.com.

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