The G.I. (Glycemic Index) Diet

The G.I. (Glycemic Index) Diet

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Backed by the science of the glycemic index, The G.I. Diet places every type of food into one of three color-coded categories: Green - make these foods the centerpiece of your diet; Yellow - eat occasionally, after you've achieved your ideal weight; and Red - avoid. For example, quickly digested white bread, including bagels and rolls, causes blood sugar to spike and hunger to return quickly. It's "red." Slowly digested stone-ground whole-wheat bread, which gives a much-longer feeling of satiety, is "green." The diet is a cinch to stick to, truly healthful, and couldn't be easier to follow. Includes recipes, snack ideas, a shopping list, and tips for dining out.

ISBN: 9780761144793

Published Date: January 1, 2009

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company

Language: English

Page Count: 164

Size: 8.41" l x 5.47" w x 0.47" h