The GL Diet Recipe Book and Health PlanAuthor: Maggie Pannell
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: February 2007
An accesssible, authoritative guide to the low-GL diet plan for natural weight loss the healthy way A comprehensive expert introduction explains what GL means, how foods are categorized and how they can be combined, and offers useful cooking and shopping tips, and detailed at-a-glance low-GL meal planners The fabulous recipe collection features more than 70 specially selected low-GL recipes, ranging from soups and light meals to fish, shellfish, poultry and meat dishes, and even tempting desserts Choose from a wide range of healthy, delicious and satisfying recipes, such as Lentil Soup, Grilled Halloumi and Bean Salad, Tagine of Yam, Carrots and Prunes, Seared Tuna Steaks with Red Onion Salsa, and Nectarines Baked with Nuts Every recipe is photographed step-by-step with more than 300 beautiful colour images Includes a full nutritional analysis for each dish, including GI and GL loading The benefits of low-GL diets, such as natural weight loss and control over fluctuating energy levels, are now well known, and this fresh new book is the ultimate guide to everything you need to know to start and maintain a low-GL diet plan.A lively and informative introduction explains exactly what GL, or 'glycaemic loading', is, how it works, and how it can be applied in everyday life. Essential information such as which foods have a low GL, how they can be combined, and how to follow the diet plan, are brought to life with easy-to-use charts and stunning colour illustrations. Cooking and shopping tips, ideas for healthy breakfasts and lunches, and comprehensive low-GL meal planners make preparing for and following the diet plan simple.More than 70 carefully selected low-GL recipes offer a wealth of choice, suitable for every occasion and preference. Dishes range from sustaining soups and versatile vegetarian meals to flavoursome fish and shellfish dishes, and even some delicious desserts. The collection of recipes includes traditional family favourites, such as Lentil Soup, Chicken Casserole with Winter Vegetables, and Poached Pears in Scented Honey Syrup, as well as more unusual dishes, such as Tagine of Yam, Carrots and Prunes, Grilled Mackerel with Spicy Dhal, and Spicy Beef Koftas with Chickpea Purée.With more than 300 stunning colour images, clear step-by-step guides, detailed nutritional information for each recipe, structured meal planners, and expert tips and variations, this is a complete reference guide for anybody interested in sustained, effective and healthy weight loss.