GI News—September 2007

This month we welcome Dr David Ludwig to GI News with ‘Food for Thought’ and a regular spot on raising healthy (and healthy weight) kids. David is Director of the Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) program at Children’s Hospital Boston and he shares the program’s practical and clinically proven advice in his new book, Ending […]

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Food for Thought

Guiding your child to a healthy weight in a fast food/fake food worldAchieving and maintaining a healthy weight has never been harder with an environment that undermines our every move – the seductive food commercials on television, radio, billboards, buses, magazines and at the cinema; plus the super-accessible, affordable fast foods and junk foods on […]

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GI News Podcast

Children and the GIIn the last and seventh of the New Glucose Revolution podcasts, Prof. Jennie Brand-Miller talks about children and the GI and its potential role in helping children achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Play the Podcast above or download here Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn

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GI News Briefs

The biggest losers go low GINot only is it hard to lose weight, there’s not a lot of consensus about the best way to do it other than ‘eat less and exercise more’. But that piece of advice on its own doesn’t seem to be able to deliver the necessary results for most of us […]

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Low GI Food of the Month

Getting them to eat their greensBroccoli is always high up on the super food list. It doesn’t have a GI value because it’s not a source of carbohydrate and it has hardly any calories. But it’s an absolute nutritional powerhouse delivering vitamin C, fibre, beta-carotene, folate and vitamin E plus B vitamins and minerals like […]

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Low GI Recipes of the Month

Share good food and good times with family and friends with Kate Hemphill’s delicious recipes that showcase seasonal ingredients and make it easy for you to prepare healthy low GI meals and snacks. Kate has worked as a freelance chef and home economist before starting her own cookery school (‘Love to Cook’) in London. She […]

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Your Success Stories

‘It had been so long since I felt “good” after a meal’ – Amy‘I am telling you this one hundred per cent true story about my ongoing experience with The Low GI Diet. It actually seems a little ridiculous to even call it a “diet”. It is so easy to follow, and makes so much […]

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Move It & Lose It with Professor Trim

Can you resist?Don’t even try to. Go for it. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in April this year showed that resistance exercise (such as weight-lifting, using resistance bands, press-ups and sit-ups) that helps to maintain and build muscle-mass reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes. In this recent study, 36 […]

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Dr David’s Tips for Raising Healthy Kids

Snack attackYou’ve seen it before: your child hangs on the refrigerator door staring inside while munching on a bag of potato crisps and complaining there’s nothing to eat. As cold air floods out, he’s not just wasting electricity; he’s wasting an opportunity to make a healthy choice. End the hassle and help kids make healthy […]

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Books, DVDs, Websites: What’s New?

Low GI Gluten-free LivingEndorsed by The Coeliac Society of AustraliaWritten by Kate Marsh, Prof Jennie Brand-Miller and Philippa Sandall Here’s what Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and gluten-free guru Sue Shepherd says about this book in her foreword: ‘As a dietitian working in the area of coeliac disease for a very long time, I have seen […]

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