This title offers recipes and expert advice on the Glycaemic Loading approach to weight loss and good health. It is an accessible and authoritative guide to using the glycaemic index for healthy, natural weight loss, with advice and recipes using low GI foods. It is a comprehensive, expert introduction explains what GL means, how foods are categorized and how they can be combined, offers useful cooking and shopping tips, and detailed at-a-glance low-GL meal planners. Choose from a range of delicious and satisfying recipes, like Lentil Soup; Grilled Halloumi and Bean Salad; Sweet Potato, Carrot and Prune Tagine; Seared Tuna Steaks with Red Onion Salsa; and Nectarines Baked with Nuts. Illustrated with 300 photographs, each recipe comes with a full nutritional breakdown, including GI and GL loading information. The benefits of low-GL diets - natural weight loss and control over fluctuating energy levels - are well known, and this book is the ultimate guide to everything you need to know to maintain a low-GL diet plan. More than 70 carefully selected recipes offer a wealth of choice, with something suitable for every occasion. Delicious dishes range from sustaining soups and versatile vegetarian meals to fish and shellfish dishes, and even tempting desserts. The collection includes traditional family meals, such as Chicken Casserole with Vegetables, and Poached Pears in Scented Honey Syrup, as well as more unusual dishes, such as Spicy Beef Koftas with Chickpea Puree. With more than 300 images, clear step-by-step guides, structured meal planners, and expert tips, this is a highly accessible reference for anybody interested in sustained, effective and healthy weight loss.