GI News—January 2010

Fat burning is free How low GI diets work for weightloss Easy ways to renovate your recipes Shaping up with strength training GI values for lactose and casein free Almond Breeze beverages Does celery take more calories to digest than it contains? In this issue of GI News, we shine the spotlight on fat burning […]

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Food for Thought

Fat burning is free‘People love to hear that certain foods, exercise and tablets are fat burning,’ says dietitian Glenn Cardwell. Glenn Cardwell ‘Back in the early 1990s I was in the national media because I called fat metaboliser and fat mobiliser tablets a big fat scam. The response by the tablet manufacturers was quite clever. […]

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News Briefs

Cochrane Review finds low GI diets more effectiveNot only is it hard to lose weight, there’s not a lot of consensus about the best way to do it other than ‘eat less and exercise more’. But that piece of advice on its own doesn’t seem to be able to deliver the necessary results for most […]

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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. Fortified scrambled eggsItalians don’t really eat eggs for breakfast […]

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Renovate your Recipes

Low fat evaporated milksWhen renovating recipes, one key aim is to reduce the amount (and improve the quality) of the fats and oils in your diet. This means that delectable ingredients like cream, butter, bacon, cheese and chocolate (that appear in large amounts in chef recipes these days) need to stay on the shelf and […]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior

Myth: Some foods have negative kilojoules (calories) Nicole SeniorFact: It is impossible for a food to use more energy to digest than it contains. To create a kilojoule or calorie deficit in your body, eat a balanced diet with plenty of vegetables and be more active.We’ve all heard the stories about celery taking more energy […]

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Body Work with Dr Joanna McMillan Price

Get with the strengthThe bottom line for successful weight control is that you need to get your diet right and start strength training. Strength training is arguably the best means we have of really changing the shape of our bodies and it keeps us looking younger by maintaining a strong posture and frame.In fact our […]

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GI Symbol News with Dr Alan Barclay

Dr Alan BarclayMake reducing the overall GI of your diet one of your New Year resolutions.The easiest way to do this when shopping (in Australia and New Zealand) is to look for the GI Symbol. There are now approximately 150 different items carrying the GI Symbol in Australian and New Zealand supermarkets and grocery stores […]

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GI Update

GI Q&A with Prof Jennie Brand-Miller Can you explain to me how low GI diets work for weight loss? The most important reason is likely to be the effect on day-long insulin levels – low GI foods result in lower levels of insulin over the course of the whole day. The hormone insulin is not […]

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