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The Glycemic Load Counter

A Pocket Guide to GL and GI Values for over 800 Foods

Mabel Blades


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/21/2021)
Paperback, Large Print, Large Print (11/1/2010)


Revolutionize your diet with this pocket-size, complete guide to GL values.

Based on the proven science of the Glycemic Index (GI) but easier to use, Glycemic Load (GL) dieting is the easiest, most powerful tool for losing weight, controlling diabetes and following a healthy day-to-day diet. GL values give a more accurate measure of the way different foods affect your body by adjusting the GI score for portion size. For example, an orange is a much healthier snack than a candy bar, but the orange has a higher GI value (42) than the candy bar (41). But when adjusted to the real-world portion, the healthier snack becomes obvious—the orange has a low GL value of 4 compared to the high GL value of 26 for the candy bar!

Plus calories, carbs and fat for over 800 popular foods.

Convenient design and straightforward A to Z lists

No more math
Each food's serving size is already computed into the GL score

Glycemic Response
Advice on different types of foods and your body's reaction to each one, from meats and vegetables to breads and fruits.

Ulysses Press, 9781569756645, 112pp.

Publication Date: June 28, 2008

About the Author

Dr. Mabel Blades is the managing director of Nutrition and Dietetic Services, which she formed after leaving Britain's NHS (National Health Service), where she managed the Nutrition & Dietetic Service.