First published in 2005 as The Holford Low-GL Diet, this book quickly established itself as one of Patrick Holford's core nutrition titles. Patrick is at the forefront of research into fast, safe and lasting weight loss, pinpointing that the secret of successful weight loss is to balance your blood sugar. By eating foods with a low glycemic load (GL), you can balance your blood sugar and not only lose weight quickly but keep it off, feel full of energy and enjoy greatly improved health.
In the four years since first publication, thousands of people have followed Patrick's low-GL system with great success, and numerous scientific trials have validated the initial research. As well as encouraging weight loss, it has been proven that a low-GL diet can slow down the ageing process, improve mood and memory, lower cholesterol without drugs, prevent and reverse diabetes and heart disease, and cut cancer risk.
This expanded and updated edition is packed with new information on why low GL beats low-fat, low-calorie and high-protein diets every time, and why it is number one for weight loss and good health.
©2009 Patrick Holford; (P)2009 Hachette Digital
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I really liked this book - It was just the right length for this kind of book, with just the right amount of detail and information without going overboard. Everything is explained clearly. Highly recomended.
Easy to listen to and very informative. Also nice to listen to an English voice for a change :-)
For some reason, this information is easier to take in and digest as an audio book. I was hesitant as I would like the hardcopy to refer too but I am delighted I went ahead and downloaded the book. Already, after a few days GL eating, I feel better. Thank you Mr Holford. xx
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