GI News—November 2007

In this issue of GI News IDF targets post-meal blood glucose and endorses GI. Keeping blood glucose in check all day. Break through weight loss plateaus Does eating late at night make you fat? Jennie Brand-Miller responds to the Tufts research on GI variability Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world. […]

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Food for Thought

Let’s make sure kids with diabetes reach their full growth potentialDiabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood but often those closest to the child – family, friends, teachers – are unaware of the signs. Did you know that: Diabetes can strike children at any age. It is often diagnosed late, or […]

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GI News Briefs

Keeping blood glucose in check all dayIn June GI News Prof Jennie Brand-Miller reminded us that breakfast is a great opportunity to ‘go for gold’ by selecting a low GI breakfast cereal or bread to reduce the GI of your diet overall. The findings of Anne Nilsson’s PhD dissertation presented at Lund University takes that […]

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Low GI Food of the Month

MushroomsMushrooms (which are fungi not veggies) have more going for them than you can imagine such as antioxidants (they up there with red capsicum and spinach), minerals like selenium and B vitamins including folate. They also have more protein than most vegetables. The GI isn’t relevant because they have almost no carbs although they are […]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior

Eating late at night makes you fatIn this day and age when everyone is busy, it’s difficult to live by the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper’. The reality is many of us enjoy our main meal in the evening when the travails of the day […]

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Low GI Recipes of the Month

Our chef Kate Hemphill develops deliciously simple recipes for GI News that showcase seasonal ingredients and make it easy for you to cook healthy, low GI meals and snacks. For more of Kate’s fabulous fare, check out: www.lovetocook.co.uk. For now, prepare and share good food with family and friends. Kate Hemphill Tuna, Bean, Olive & […]

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Your Success Stories

‘I have shared this website with my patients and the results have been amazing’ – family doctor from Canada‘When I first encountered the concept of glycemic index, I was very curious. The rigorous testing and evidence presented on this site along with the information has impressed and convinced me of its validity. I have shared […]

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Move It & Lose It with Professor Trim

Breaking through weight loss plateausHere’s something you won’t read about in the women’s magazines: Weight loss is not a linear process. In other words, you’re unlikely to lose a steady 1 or 2 kilograms per week until you get down to where you want to be. The truth is weight loss is a dynamic process. […]

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Dr David’s Tips for Raising Healthy Kids

Children’s livers turning fattyWhile it’s known being overweight is a big reason for the rising number of children with type 2 diabetes, it’s also increasing the prevalence of another dangerous condition: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This is a silent but dangerous epidemic. Just as type 2 diabetes exploded into our consciousness in the 1990s, […]

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Books, DVDs, Websites: What’s New?

Sue Shepherd’s new book: Gluten-free CookingWe decided show was better than tell for Gluten-free Cooking by Sue Shepherd. The recipes aren’t specifically designed to be low GI, but some are. Sue is a dietitian who also has coeliac disease. She is completing her PhD in the dietary management of coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and […]

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