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Rick Gallop's approach to the GI way of eating is very easy to follow - by categorizing the foods into the three traffic light approach:

Green foods - Go and eat as much as you like.
Yellow foods - Caution, eat in moderation
Red foods - Stop and avoid eating

***GREEN LIGHT VEGGIES***
Alfalfa Sprouts
Asparagus
Avocado (1/4 of the fruit)
Beans (green/wax)
Bell peppers
Bok choy
Broccoli
Broccoli rabe
Brussels sprouts
Cabbage (all varieties)
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Collard greens
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Fennel
Garlic
Hearts of palm
Kale
Kholrabi
Leeks
Lettuce (all varieties)
Mushrooms
Mustard greens
Okra
Olives (limit serving size)
Onions
Peas
Peppers (hot)
Pickles
Potatoes (boiled, small preferable new) limit serving size
Radicchio
Radishes
Rapini
Salad greens (all varieties)
Snow peas
Spinach
Swiss chard
Tomatoes
Zucchini

***YELLOW LIGHT*** (eat in moderation)
Artichokes
Beets
Corn
Potatoes (boiled)
Pumpkin
Squash
Sweet potatoes
Yams

***RED LIGHT ***(avoid if possible)
Coleslaw (commercial)
Fava beans
French fries
Hash browns
Home fries
Parsnips
Potatoes (instant, mashed, or baked)
Rutabagas
Turnips

Only fair I add the link to the book!
gidiet.com/us/books.html

Edited by: THM_DEB at: 1/17/2014 (14:53)
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