GI News—July 2007

How do you follow a low GI diet if the foods in your supermarket haven’t been GI tested? Johanna Burani shares her low GI eating tips that will help you lose weight, and reduce your risk of diabetes and heart disease without worrying about numbers. We are often asked why websites like Montignac’s have different […]

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Food for Thought

What’s so good about the glycemic index?‘It works in the trenches for weight loss and blood glucose management as well as improving your cholesterol,’ says Johanna Burani MS, RD, CDE. And she knows. Readers of GI News may recall the inspiring success stories of two of Johanna’s clients – Amy (September 2006 GI News) and […]

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GI News Podcast

GI News Podcast: Diabetes and Pre-DiabetesIn the fifth of the New Glucose Revolution podcasts, Prof. Jennie Brand-Miller talks about diabetes, the risks associated with pre-diabetes and how the GI can help turn back the clock and prevent pre-diabetes turning into diabetes. Play the Podcast above or download here Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn

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GI News Briefs

When exercising, put the time in‘If you want to say goodbye to cholesterol, you’ve got to get active,’ says Nicole Senior in Eat to Beat Cholesterol. ‘Being active can decrease bad (LDL) cholesterol levels, increase good (HDL) cholesterol levels, improve blood flow and increase your heart’s ability to do its job – pumping blood around […]

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Low GI Recipes of the Month

July’s recipes are ideas for feeding toddlers, school-age kids, teens and adults with type 1 diabetes that the whole family will tuck into happily. They are from The Diabetes and Pre-diabetes Handbook, just published this month in the US and Canada as The New Glucose Revolution for Diabetes. Home economist Diane Temple tested the recipes […]

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Low GI Food of the Month

Nopales – the flesh pads of the prickly pear cactusNopales (with the spines removed) are a traditional ingredient in Mexican cuisine and widely available in Mexican food markets (and some in the US). They are a good source of calcium and vitamin C and contain beta-carotene and iron. They have a small amount of carbohydrate […]

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Your Success Stories

‘I wish more American companies would adopt your ‘G’ symbol’ – Abby‘When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, I began researching everything I could get my hands on, and luckily I came across your website. Living in the US, my doctor sent me to diabetes education classes, but I was appalled to discover that […]

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Move it and Lose it!

Glenn answers those FAQs about exercise:My top bloke absolutely refuses to set foot in a gym. What can I encourage him to do? What activities do men tend to keep to? Glen Cardwell Running. Most blokes like to don the joggers, the holiday T-shirt (Hawaii, Bahamas, Bali) and the torn shorts and crank out some […]

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Books, DVDs, Websites: What’s New?

THE NEW GLUCOSE REVOLUTION FOR DIABETESThe Definitive Guide to Managing Diabetes and Prediabetes Using The Glycemic IndexBy Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell, Dr. Stephen Colagiuri, Alan W. BarclayPublished by Marlowe & Company This book is a landmark diet and lifestyle guide for everyone either living with diabetes or at risk for it. It is the […]

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Feedback—Your FAQs Answered

I have been hunting for the GI of blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, honeydew melon, tangerine, currants, crab apples, lemon, lime, cumquats, nectarine, plum, rhubarb and have had no luck.Apologies, to our regular GI News readers who have seen this question in other guises more than once before – it’s a regular to gifeedback. To deal with […]

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