Low Carbohydrates and low GI are not the same

POSITION STATEMENT: Low Carbohydrates and Low GI are not the same. Jennie Brand-Miler AM, FAIFST, FNSA Professor of Human Nutrition The University of Sydney, Charles Perkins Centre Research and Education Hub Director, Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service Director, Glycemic Index Foundation. People often confuse a low carbohydrate diet with a low GI diet. For […]

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CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diets New Diet Type Survey

CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diets New Diet Type Survey

Unlock the secret to your Diet Type. When it comes to food, everybody has different triggers, and understanding yours can be the key to losing weight and learning healthier eating habits. The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diets brand new Diet Types survey will reveal what your diet personality is. Are you triggered by social situations? By stress? […]

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CSIRO Healthy Diet Score is back

The CSIRO Healthy Diet Score is back for 2016. This national survey assesses your diet against Australia’s healthy eating guidelines. The survey only takes 10 minutes and at the end you’ll receive your Healthy Diet Score – a score between 1 and 100 – and personalised feedback on how you can improve your diet. You will […]

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CSIRO launches new online scoring system for measuring Australian diet quality

CSIRO Healthy Diet Score aims to improve Australia’s eating habits Australians will now be able to measure the quality of their eating habits using a simple scoring system with the CSIRO launching its new Healthy Diet Score online assessment tool. The CSIRO Healthy Diet Score is a scientifically validated survey that assesses a person’s diet […]

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Train your brain to prefer healthy foods

A new study has found that it may be possible to train your brain to prefer healthy foods over unhealthy ones! According to new research by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital and published online in the journal Nutrition […]

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SunRice brings Australia’s favourite low GI rice back

SunRice has partnered with the GI Foundation to re-launch one of its most popular ranges, Low GI rice. Featuring new packaging, the Low GI rices are ideally suited to Australians looking for healthy meal time options. The products, SunRice Doongara Low GI Clever Rice and SunRice Low GI Brown Rice, are grown here in Australia […]

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Celebrate the festive season the low GI way

Planning for the festive season? You do not have to forsake all of your holiday favourites to avoid the battle of the bulge. Simply keep in mind the basic principles of swapping rich and fatty high GI foods for healthy low GI alternatives. Please find below some ideas to help celebrate the festive season the low […]

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World Scientific Experts agree low GI should be a public health priority

The world’s top nutrition scientists are calling on governments and regulators to place a public health priority on low GI diets based on the overwhelming evidence of their health benefits. At a summit in Italy, leading scientists including Australia’s Professor Jennie Brand-Miller and Dr Alan Barclay, reviewed the latest scientific evidence to develop an international […]

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New Coles Simply Gluten Free Range features GI Symbol

Coles has launched a new Simply Gluten Free Range of products under their Coles homebrand. The GI Symbol will be featured on five of these products including the gluten free pasta range – made from ground corn and two quinoa products.   Coles Simply Gluten Free: Spaghetti: GI 46 Spirals: GI 46 Penne: GI 46 […]

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Low GI Leads the SunRice Revolution

Low GI Leads the SunRice Revolution

Leading the new Health & Wellbeing range of SunRice products are the GI Foundation’s certified gluten free, Low GI options. These have been exclusively developed to combine everything consumers love about rice with the bonus low glycemic index (GI = 54 for table rice and GI = 52 for steamed rice). Available as table rice […]

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