Are there any GI dieters here?!?

Discussion in 'GI Diet Support Forum' started by sarah5, 3 October 2007 Social URL.

  1. sarah5

    sarah5 Full Member

    was Lighterlife - moved to Cambridge
    Gosh I expected this forum to be PACKED, what with GI being "the" diet to do now!!

    I have almost come to the end of the road with Cambridge diet and am going to switch across to the GI diet when I have lost the weight, it seems like a very sensible diet. I am prone to binges and basically eating the wrong stuff, so I have admitted to myself that I will always have to watch what I eat and need to follow some sort of plan.

    I have got Rick Gallop's books and must read them thoroughly over the next few weeks as I still am very confused about this diet and how it all works!

    Is there anyone here doing GI? Would love to chat!

    Sarah xx
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  3. Russiandoll

    Russiandoll Carpe diem

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    I'm not doing it at the moment Sarah but intend to follow a low GI plan once I've lost enough weight to be 'comfortable' ... that will be in about 5 stones time!

    Good luck though - it looks like a really healthy 'do-able' way of eating. :)
  4. domino

    domino Full Member

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    Hey Sarah ~ yeh, I was surprised that there wasn't more activity on the GI bit of these forums as it does seem to be one of the most recommended of healthy eating plans.

    I toyed with doing GI before I started CD, but decided I needed something with rapid losses to help kickstart a healthier way of eating and like RD, plan to move onto GI when I reach goal.

    I can't find my Rick Gallop book, so will have to go out and get another ~ but what I recall is it's all about eating the types of food that digest slowly and therefore keep you feeling fuller for longer. Obviously goes into the science of it a bit more, but that's the gist I picked up before.

    One good thing is that it doesn't seem to restrict any food group, just advises healther choices ~ like brown rice, wholegrain bread and the avoidance of highly processed foods.
  5. 10stonesize10

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    I lost 6 stone LL
    have been doing GL , I find it very easy to live with
    I feel great and I find it easy to eat , I could be better and I try everyday.
    look at diet freedom [ book] I really like it.
  6. sarah5

    sarah5 Full Member

    was Lighterlife - moved to Cambridge
    OOOHHH yay there are other people here LOL :D Thanks for all your replies!

    I am going to have to start sooner than I originally thought as I simply cannot continue to pay for CD, brilliant as I find the diet.

    Am going away to have a good read through all my books and will trawl the net too!

    Thanks for all your replies, we should try and get this forum going again, I just can't get over how quiet it is!!!
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