GI News—January 2011

Catherine Saxelby checks out cooking with the new low GI Carisma potatoes Should you avoid carbs after 5pm to lose weight? Nicole senior investigates Why eating well is not just about weight control – Dr Joanna McMillan Price 3 low GI fish recipes to try Is honey better than sugar from the perspective of blood […]

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Food for Thought

‘Just tell me what to eat’ Dr Joanna McMillan Price ‘The most common request I receive from women, ‘writes Dr Joanna, ‘is just tell me what to eat. If we want to look and feel our best, we have to consider what we put in our mouths. The right combination of food and drink can […]

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News Briefs

The Diogenes children’s study In December GI News we reported the findings of the Diogenes Study, which was set up to investigate whether people who have undergone recent major weight loss could maintain that lower weight. The researchers reported that: ‘A modest increase in protein content and a modest reduction in the glycemic index led […]

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Get the Scoop on Nutrition with Emma Stirling

The scoop on a healthy kitchen # 1 Emma Stirling APD If you’ve made resolutions around healthy eating and home cooking for 2011, give yourself a big pat on the back. But before you can take charge of new health goals, you really need to get your house in order. Well, more importantly, your kitchen […]

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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. Crumbed cod with vinaigrette topping My grandfather owned a […]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior

Myth: You have to avoid carbs after 5pm to lose weight. Nicole Senior Fact: The time of day you eat carbs makes no difference to your weight – it’s the total amount you eat over the day that counts. Avoiding carbs after five is popular advice, often given by people in the fitness industry to […]

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GI Symbol News with Dr Alan Barclay

Dr Alan Barclay A healthy low GI diet is achievable There’s pretty compelling evidence from population health studies and clinical trials around the world that as part of an overall healthy, balanced diet, we should aim for an average dietary GI of around 45 for longterm health and wellbeing. It’s not as hard as it […]

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GI Update

Professor Jennie Brand-Miller answers your questions From the perspective of blood glucose, is honey better than sugar? Up until recently, we would have said honey is not different from table sugar. After all, honey doesn’t contribute much in the way of micronutrients, and we thought it had a similar effect on blood glucose as table […]

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