GI News—May 2012

Baby’s birth weight and Mum’s BGLs – Prof Jennie Brand Miller explains the link;    Dr Alan Barclay on how to build yourself up with low GI foods;   The scoop on potassium with Emma Stirling;   How The Biggest Loser promotes weight bias;   Nicole Senior explores the myth that you should eat according to your blood type;   […]

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Food for Thought

Why blood glucose levels matter in pregnancy.    Prof Jennie Brand-Miller and colleagues Dr Kate Marsh and Prof Robert Moses have just published a book called The Bump to Baby Diet – a low GI eating plan for conception, pregnancy and beyond to share the latest science and help women enjoy a healthy pregnancy while […]

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News Briefs

Going gluten free and weight gain.   Although a gluten-free diet is trendy, it’s not necessarily a healthy diet at all unless you stick to whole foods most of the time. According to Dr. Peter Green, director of Columbia University’s Celiac Disease Center in New York, most people who stop eating gluten products after being diagnosed […]

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Get the Scoop with Emma Stirling

The scoop on potassium for diabetes.   Emma Stirling APD Did you know that the humble mineral potassium is now linked with diabetes? Yes, really. In fact researchers are now claiming that for some people, low potassium may become as an important risk factor as obesity. Let’s explore a recent study and give you the lowdown […]

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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. Strawberries amandine.   Slice and chop, and this dessert is […]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior

Nicole Senior Myth: You should eat according to your blood type.    Fact: Your blood group has nothing to do with your ability to digest food, or what diet best suits you.Genetic variation between individuals is the reason why some people don’t do as well on certain diets, and why some people don’t respond in […]

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GI Symbol News with Dr Alan Barclay

Build yourself up with high quality low GI foods.   With the constant focus on overweight/obesity in the media it is easy to forget that in many parts of the world – including the developed world – there are people living amongst us that are either malnourished and/or underweight. For example, a recent study found that […]

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GI Update

Prof Jennie Brand-Miller answers your questions.   Prof Jennie Brand-MillerWhy Sheri can’t stop talking about how low GI changed her life …I am always delighted when people take the time to tell me about their GI success stories. As I say when I reply to them: ‘it really makes my day’. Choosing low GI carbs, the […]

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