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MAY 2016

In this issue: In this issue: Put pre-diabetes in reverse: Prof Jennie Brand-Miller’s tips; Dr Neal Barnard on the veg advantage for better blood glucose; Eating to reduce blood pressure: Dr Alan Barclay’s tips; Nicole Senior says eggs and prawns OK on the heart-healthy menu; Bean up to reduce your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes says Blue Zones, Dan Buettner; Make the most of single serves: Anneka Manning’s creamy custard bread puddings, Hit100’s little cottage pies and stuffed eggplant, tomatoes and capsicums; How to grab a slow-digesting low GI breakfast when speed matters. Download the full PDF version here.


Protein Superfood Diet

Food for Thought

Can Pre-Diabetes be Reversed? “I am interested in learning more about the stage before things go wrong,” said Sanna, who has been a subscriber to GI News for over eight years. “Pre-hypertension, pre-diabetes,[...]

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News Briefs

The health benefits of properly planned plant-based vegetarian or vegan diets for people with type 2 diabetes – 4 studies from PCRM’s Dr Neal Barnard who has undertaken a number of studies looking specifically[...]

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Perspectives with Dr Alan Barclay

Reducing Blood Pressure.  Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) include heart disease, stroke and other blood vessel diseases. According to the World Health Organisation more people die each year from CVDs than from any[...]

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Q&A with Prof. Jennie Brand-Miller

I have type 2 diabetes. How much carbohydrate should I aim for each day? I have read that very low carb diets make it easier to manage blood sugar. Are there any problems with them?  How much carbohydrate a day?[...]

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Heartfelt Health with Nicole Senior

Here, I’ll be focusing on good food and good living for heart health throughout 2016. Each month, I’ll bring you news you can use and ideas to inspire you to look after your heart. Whether it’s high[...]

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Keep Good Carbs and Carry On

Beans. By filling bellies, tasting good and keeping for a long time, beans take out the plant food trifecta. So it’s not surprising our savvy forebears made the most of them millennia ago in the Old World and the[...]

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In the GI News Kitchen this Month

Enjoy the perfect portions of these tasty individual serves: Anneka Manning’s creamy custard bread puddings, Hit100’s little cottage pies and from The Low GI Vegetarian Cookbook, stuffed eggplant (aubergine),[...]

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Glycemic Index Foundation News

Kick start your day with a speedy breakfast As the first meal of the day, breakfast breaks the overnight fast, jump-starts your metabolism and generally gets you going, replenishing your vital reserves of[...]

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The University of Sydney News

In this section we will be covering all you need to know about GI Testing, the partnership with the Glycemic Index Foundation and their initiatives including the GI Symbol Program and CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet. We[...]

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