GI News—June 2011

This for that – how to ‘swap it, don’t stop it’, the low GI way The scoop on low GI winter fruit with Emma Stirling Fit people come in all shapes and sizes – Prof Steven Blair Nicole Senior checks out claims that ‘thin people are healthier’ Achieving health at every size – Dr Linda […]

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News Briefs

Gaining weight? It might be your job that’s the problemUS researchers report in a study published online that the US obesity epidemic has been largely caused by a decline in jobs requiring people to be active. They delved into statistics and studies about the calories Americans consume and how much they exercise outside of work […]

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Get the Scoop with Emma Stirling

The scoop on low GI winter fruit Emma Stirling APD As we gear up for winter in the southern hemisphere, summer salads and tropical fruit feel like another world away. Granted you can still buy out-of-season fruit, if you’re happy for it to be flown from half way around the world. But by far the […]

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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. Sweet springtime escaroleMost Italians enjoy the bitter taste inherent […]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior

Myth: Thin people are healthier. Nicole Senior Fact: Thin people can still carry fat around their organs and this is places them at increased risk of chronic disease. There’s now a new name for this thin AND fat state: ‘metabolically obese.’ How many times have you thought or heard, ‘he/she is thin so they can […]

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GI Symbol News with Dr Alan Barclay

Dr Alan Barclay‘Swap it. Don’t stop it.’ What does it mean? ‘It just means swapping some of the things I’m doing now for healthier choices’, says Eric, the balloon man at the centre of a campaign here in Australia that’s aiming to encourage us to adopt some simple healthy weight management techniques and reduce the […]

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GI Update

Professor Jennie Brand-Miller answers your questions ‘What is the latest research on low GI carbs for exercise? Is the intensity of exercise important?’Whether you are a professional athlete, exercising for health and fitness or aiming to lose weight, the type, timing and amount of food you eat before and after exercise will help you achieve […]

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