MAY 2015

IN THIS ISSUE: Is a paleo diet suitable, desirable or dangerous for babies asks Dr Joanna McMillan; What makes breast milk the best milk for babies with Prof Jennie Brand-Miller; Prof Susan Prescott on beating the allergy epidemic; Learn how to calculate added sugars with Dr Alan Barclay; Nicole Senior and the delights of the nourishing bread basket. Download the full PDF version here.


Food for Thought

Paleo for babies? Back in March, a paleo cookbook aimed at “new mums, toddlers and babies” was pulled from production just days before it was due to hit the shelves. This was after the Australian Women’s[...]

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Mother breastfeeding her baby with breast milk

News Briefs

Mum’s milk best for baby; It takes a village to raise a child; Eight steps for giving baby the best start; Beating the allergy epidemic.   Mum’s milk best for baby “Before the invention of bottles and[...]

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Perspectives with Dr Alan Barclay

How much added sugar is in that? The World Health Organization recommends we reduce our daily intake of free sugars (that means added sugars not the sugars naturally in foods like fruit or milk and yoghurt)[...]

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Daily Bread

Nicole Senior’s Taste of Health

Daily bread Bread: Gosh, where do I start? It is called the staff of life; our daily staple. Bread is THE archetypal food. In the Bible “give us this day our daily bread” means give us the food we need to live.[...]

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Baked fish pieces

In the GI News Kitchen This Month

Anneka Manning’s Baked crispy fish pieces on the table in 20 • Dr Joanna’s Easy chicken stir-fry in What’s for Dinner • Johanna Burani shares her Chickpea stew with couscous in Italian Kitchen. Anneka[...]

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The family bread basket

Glycemic Index Foundation News

The family bread basket Bread for breakfast, packed lunches and on weekend dinners – yes we get through a lot of bread in our household. I am not sure if it’s my English ancestry coming out but we can eat up to[...]

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Does breastfeeding make a difference?

Q&A with Jennie Brand-Miller

I’ve been overweight all my life, even as a child, but my sister (18 months older) is slim and petite: same parents, same diet. But she was breastfed and I wasn’t because Mum was unwell after I was born. Would[...]

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