GI News—December 2011

Eating fish regularly linked to lower risk of diabetes and heart disease Low GI diet, with or without a change in weight, is good for overall health Holiday cooking with low GI Carisma potatoes Is a day or two of festive overeating harmless? How to lower the GI of your baking Submit a low GI […]

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Food for Thought

Ten million meals “My name is Ken and I am a rough sleeper. I have been living on the streets of Sydney for the past 10 years and I am 62 years old. The years have been very hard on both mind and body, but one thing has made the past five years bearable and […]

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News Briefs

Low GI diet, with or without a change in weight, is good for overall healthA randomised controlled trial from the Diogenes study published in Circulation indicates that eating a low GI diet, with or without a change in weight, is good for your overall health and will help prevent the diseases that are linked to […]

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Get the Scoop with Emma Stirling

The scoop on staying on the health track over the holidays Emma Stirling APD As we enter the home stretch to the holidays, tis the season to be jolly and cocktail parties, neighbourhood gatherings, work functions and backyard BBQs crowd our calendars, just as leftovers crowd our fridge and pantry. So, how can you stay […]

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In the GI News Kitchen

American dietitian and author of Good Carbs, Bad Carbs, Johanna Burani, shares favourite recipes with a low or moderate GI from her Italian kitchen. For more information, check out Johanna’s website. The photographs are by Sergio Burani. His food, travel and wine photography website is photosbysergio.com. Cheese-filled leek cannelloniThis is my friend Vanda’s recipe. She […]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior

Nicole Senior Myth: Festive overeating is harmless.Fact: Festive overeating can have adverse health consequences. It’s time to outsmart our primitive instincts and engage higher order thinking about how much we eat during the holidays. The holiday season is rapidly approaching and chief cooks in households around the world are starting to think about what festive […]

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GI Symbol News with Dr Alan Barclay

Dr Alan Barclay Celebrating the low GI wayYou don’t have to forsake all of your favourite foods to avoid the battle of the bulge. Watching the amount of food you eat and swapping rich and fatty high GI foods for healthy low GI alternatives will help keep you on an even keel over the festive […]

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GI Update

Prof Jennie Brand-Miller answers your questions Prof Jennie Brand-Miller I’m an avid cook, and I love December’s festive fare from the shaped special biscuits to Christmas cake and pudding and mince pies. Which flours, if any, are low GI? To date there are no GI values for any raw flours of any kind – whether […]

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