GI News—October 2010

‘Cruise instead of spike and crash’ with low GI foods says Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe ‘Wholegrain’ hype: is it time to redefine ‘true’ whole grain foods? Prof Jennie Brand-Miller opens the debate Focus on food not nutrients – Dr David Ludwig challenges ‘dietary guidelines’ orthodoxy The scoop on desserts with Emma Stirling Renaming HFCS […]

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Food for Thought

Redefining wholegrains According to market research organization Mintel, 2010 is set to be the biggest year ever for wholegrain product launches with 651 wholegrain products launched in the US. We asked Prof Jennie Brand-Miller if it was time to take a closer look at the definition of ‘wholegrains’ for product labelling. Prof Jennie Brand-Miller ‘Consume […]

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News Briefs

Back to the future with dietary guidelines The dietary guidelines for Americans should focus on whole foods and eating patterns rather than individual nutrients, argue Dr Dariush Mozaffarian and Dr David Ludwig in the Journal of the American Medical Association pointing out that this is not a radical approach at all, but a return to […]

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Get the Scoop on Nutrition with Emma Stirling

The scoop on desserts Emma Stirling APD As well as nourishing the body, good food plays a pivotal role in our enjoyment and celebration of life. Last month Hershey’s chocolate company launched a partnership with the American Dietitian’s Association – Moderation Nation. It’s designed to give American’s access to a free, first consult with a […]

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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. Zucchine carbonara-lite spaghetti The traditional carbonara recipe contains a […]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior

Myth: There are bad foods that should not be eaten at all Nicole Senior Fact: There are no bad foods. It’s all about how often you eat them and whether you get enough of the good foodsThe idea that ‘there are no such things as bad foods, only bad diets’ was once embraced by dietitians, […]

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GI Symbol News with Dr Alan Barclay

Dr Alan Barclay Sweet truths? Amidst a rash of ‘natural’ ‘cane sugar’ and ‘beet sugar’ claims on foods labels across the US, producers of high fructose corn syrups (HFCS) – one of the top of the pops candidates for the cause of the obesity epidemic in the US (according to various nutrition nannies) has decided […]

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GI Update

GI Q&A with Prof Jennie Brand-Miller Gary now wears pants that are three sizes smaller and his wife is thrilled that he doesn’t snore anymore! I am always delighted when people take the time to share their GI success stories with me. As I so often say when I reply to them: it really makes […]

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