You readings may differ after three consecutive tests on the same food but then you have to ask yourself why it was OK on the second test but not on the first and third. I find I can now add a small portion of some of the foods in the medium group, yellow foods , as my author gives an easy to follow traffic light system and I only ever used the green list. Catherine, I think that the crux of this is just what you said – personalising any diet is what has to happen, and at the moment I’m really feeling like I just need someone to tell me exactly what to do and how to do it!! Weight maintenance was a problem for me but I have re-visted the original book I used and found a solution in the maintenance phase. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. I don’t think that’s right. If he was just using raw oatmeal then Indys example shows it to be wrong.
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This pocket-sized guide contains a comprehensive list of foods, complete with recommended serving sizes and GL count, protein and fat content.
The Holford Diet GL Counter by Patrick Holford
A small portion of new potatoes are advised as acceptable by some members. I think whatever way you decide, you have to adapt it to what your meter tells you is OK.
This doesn’t mean someone with D will get a similar rise as someone without D; if they did then they wouldn’t have diabetes. No, create an account now. My decision to try Holford was based on tha fact that I had plateaued on weight and BG readings and had a month before my test.
The Holford Diet GL Counter
Weight maintenance was a problem for me but I have re-visted the original book I used and found a solution in the maintenance phase. My last HbA1c was 5. I have counterr following Holfords low GL diet for three weeks now and the results are very good I have eaten foods Dounter didn’t dare touch previously, but have had excellent readings pre meal in the 5s posts 7 to 7.
I can now eat Holfords porridge I believe it’s the inclusion of oat bran that reduces the absorption of sugars and last night I had his Quinoa with cashews and had a reading at 2 hours of 6. If you look through the Sydney data base as linked by Indy you will see that some of the tests have been done on normal subjects and others on people with diabetes.
Mahi Wasfy rated it really liked it Jul 30, You readings may differ after three consecutive tests on the same food but then you have to ask yourself why it was OK on the second test but not on the first and third. Paperback96 pages.
The Holford diet GL counter
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I am on a lowish carb diet at present but am on the verge of losing too much weight 5’1 and 8st 6lbs and the Holford book keeps talking about mega weight loss which I don’t need. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mohammad Al Tinaw rated it it was amazing Nov 16, It means they should have a lower spike from the same amount of carb in a low GI food than a higher GI one.
I will cut this food out and try again at a later date. Nicky Perks rated it liked it Jan 31, It is produced in an easy-to-follow format that gives you an instant guide to which foods are good, OK and bad according to medically approved low-GL principles.
I am a diet controlled Holcord I watch my carbs, but go for low GI wholefoods, basmati rice etc when I do have carbs. It contains a comprehensive list of foods, complete with recommended serving sizes and GL count, protein and fat content. Gillian rated it liked it Jul 22, Mrs M Cummings rated it it was amazing Aug 12, You have to accept that although a G.
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Patrick Holford GL Menu
Holfoed 23, Mo Kh rated it really liked it. Cynthia rated it liked it Apr 04, Jose rated it really liked it Feb 19, In other words, it has to be personalised. Clare rated it really liked it Mar 09, Was I stressed, did I do more or less exercise, am I under the weather?