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JULY 2015

IN THIS ISSUE: Diet is out; wellness is in, and it’s big business; What nutrient claims really mean; Fibre and diabetes risk; New GI values including quinoa milk and chia wraps; 10 easy meals from Healthy Food Guide magazine; Chocolate treats: Anneka’s Honey-roasted pears with chocolate fudge sauce and pecan sprinkle, and Johanna’s flourless chocolate hazelnut cake. Download the full PDF version here.


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Food for Thought

Selling us wellness. Many of us want to improve our health and stave off heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer by making better food choices. To help us do this, there’s an army of food manufacturers[...]

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Photo credit: The Low GI Family Cookbook 
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News Briefs

Add more fibre to your day and reduce diabetes risk; New GI values for pears, corn, tortilla, wraps and quinoa milk; enjoy good carbs and good protein for healthy aging; how foods and beverages are GI tested at[...]

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Perspectives with Dr Alan Barclay

The claim game. Nutrient claims frequently adorn the labels of packaged foods and beverages, highlighting their nutritional benefits and are defined in Australian, New Zealand and European Union food laws, so[...]

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Nicole Senior’s Taste of Health

Chocolate cannot mend a broken heart. Can you be addicted to chocolate? There’s a lot to love about chocolate. It is perhaps the most pleasurable food of all, combining the hardwired hot-buttons for human[...]

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In the GI News Kitchen This Month

This month there’s plenty of choice to celebrate our 10th anniversary. Starting with birthday treats, enjoy a single serve of Anneka Manning’s Honey-roasted pears with chocolate fudge sauce and pecan sprinkle[...]

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What’s for Dinner

Forget 5pm panic.  To celebrate our 10th anniversary issue Healthy Food Guide magazine is sharing 10 recipes with GI News readers packed with hunger-busting protein, wholesome carbs, fibre and flavour. Click on[...]

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Glycemic Index Foundation News

Symbols and scores: signposts for making better choices. The GI Symbol is designed to help shoppers choose the healthier option, when comparing similar products in the supermarket and it therefore encourages[...]

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Photo credit: The Low GI Family Cookbook (Hachette Australia)

Q&A with Jennie Brand-Miller

Jennie – I would have thought high fibre foods would naturally be low GI. Why aren’t they? Many people think that if a food is rich in fibre it will automatically be low GI, but that’s not the case at all. To[...]

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