GI News—March 2007

In This Issue: Food For Thought—Diabetes: 10 ways to reduce your risk GI News Podcast—US publisher of The New Glucose Revolution, Matthew Lore, discusses the GI and diabetes GI News Briefs—Man’s best friend—Turn back the clock—15 minutes exercise a day can help ward off diabetes—Eat beans, lentils and tofu often—Trans fats alternatives now in the […]

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Food for Thought

Diabetes: 10 ways to reduce your riskIt’s never too late to make a difference. Living well with diabetes and reducing your risk of complications or turning back the clock if you have pre-diabetes doesn’t mean being on a ‘diet’. It means eating nutritious foods, making smarter food choices, and making the effort to move more. […]

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GI News Podcast

Introduction to the New Glucose Revolution 3rd editionUS publisher of The New Glucose Revolution, Matthew Lore, has type 1 diabetes. Here he talks about how he manages his diabetes, how the glucose revolution and understanding the GI has helped him, the foods he eats and why the GI is applicable to everybody, every day, every […]

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Low GI Food of the Month

Eat to beat cholesterol with applesWith high cholesterol a serious problem for many people with diabetes, we asked dietitian Nicole Senior, author of Eat to Beat Cholesterol, to explain why there’s a lot of truth behind the saying an apple a day keeps the doctor away and how you can enjoy more of these heart-friendly […]

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GI News Briefs

Man’s best friendKeeping a dog can prevent you from becoming ill, help you recover from ill health, and even alert you that you are suffering from certain types of illness according to Dr Deborah Wells from Queens University, Belfast. Writing in the British Journal of Health Psychology she says that although pet owners tend to […]

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Low GI Recipe of the Month

Eat for life and pleasureHealthy can also mean total taste sensation and that’s what the recipes this month reproduced from Healthy Food Guide deliver. This monthly magazine was specifically created to help us eat for life and pleasure. Written by dietitians and guided by an editorial board of acknowledged experts, it gives simple answers to […]

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Your Success Stories

‘With my family’s support and humour, I control and manage my diabetes well.’ – MuthukrishnanThe managers of my workplace insisted that people were their best asset, and to prove their point they provided a health assessment for their staff. I took one in May 1998, and my urine sample turned out sugary. I was advised […]

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Books, DVDs, Websites: What’s New?

The Diabetes and Pre-diabetes HandbookProf Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell, Prof Stephen Colagiuri and Alan Barclay In the last decade research has yielded overwhelming evidence that lifestyle changes such as maintaining a healthy eating plan and increasing exercise can make a real difference to your risk of developing diabetes and to the quality of your health […]

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Feedback—Your FAQs Answered

What’s the GI of farro? I understand it is not the same as spelt.Farro (emmer) and spelt are older varieties of wheat that were replaced by higher yielding varieties that are easier to hull. Neither farro nor spelt (grains or flour) have been GI tested. However, we do know the GI of some breads made […]

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GI Values Update

Weight management snacks and powders For more information on Shaklee products: www.shaklee.comWhere can I get more information on GI testing? North AmericaDr Alexandra JenkinsGlycemic Index Laboratories36 Lombard Street, Suite 100Toronto, Ontario M5C 2X3 CanadaPhone +1 416 861 0506Email *protected email* www.gilabs.com AustraliaFiona AtkinsonResearch Manager, Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service (SUGiRS)Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular […]

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