Guilt-Free – It’s Marketing not Health and it’s not Helpful. “We’re craving … coconut whip. Whip up a guilt-free coconut dessert for an easy treat. Place a can of coconut cream in the[...]
Ted Kyle from ConscienHealth looks at a recent case of biased research on research bias; Science needs civility in debates about food and health if we are to solve the challenges of chronic diseases such as[...]
Dressing Up Discretionary Foods. You’ll be familiar with the traditional five food groups – breads and cereals; fruits, vegetables and legumes; meat, poultry and seafood; milk, yoghurt and other dairy foods and[...]
Why does Chocolate have a Low GI? Although most chocolate has a relatively high added sugar content, it doesn’t have a big impact on your blood glucose levels. In fact, the average GI is around 45 because the[...]
Everything in Moderation, including Indulgence. With the festive season upon us, I thought I’d explore the notion of indulgence. My first stop: the dictionary. An indulgence is defined as yielding to somebody’s[...]
Don’t be Coconut Shy. Antonio Pigafetta was one of the eighteen men who made it back to Spain in 1522 out of the 237 who had set out three years earlier with Ferdinand Magellan. It is thanks to his journal[...]
Don’t be coconut shy in your cooking. Try Kate Hemphill’s light and easy Coconut, Chicken & Mango Salad or Anneka Manning’s Rhubarb & Pear Coconut Crumble. And in GI Foundation News use up those[...]
A festive hamper A festive hamper makes a great gift. There are many prepacked ones around, but choosing the products yourself for family, friends and work colleagues makes it so much more personal and meaningful.[...]
In this section we will be covering news from the University of Sydney Nutrition Faculty as well as the Charles Perkins Centre. We will also highlight the partnership with the Glycemic Index Foundation and their[...]
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