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OCTOBER 2016

In this issue: Nick Fuller on A2 milk – what’s the evidence? Ted Kyle on hitting the brakes on sugar for kids; Kevin Klatt on conflicts of interest in nutrition funding research; Alan Barclay on does soda have a place in social drinking? Jennie Brand-Miller on how much protein you get from 20 popular plant foods and staples; Nicole Senior on the top 4 cholesterol beaters; Keep good carbs looks at berries and serves up a Nordic berry compote; In the GI News Kitchen there’s coconut crepes with yoghurt and berries and a seedy crispbread recipe with chia; Dianna Crisp on the sandwich solution with Burgen Pumpkin Seed bread. Download the full PDF version here.


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Food for Thought

Milky way marketing: To A2 or not to A2? Supermarket milk in Australia costs $2 a litre. That’s great for families, but not so great for dairy farmers’ incomes. However, say Andrea Koch and Alex McBratney;[...]

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News Briefs

Kevin Klatt of Nutrevolve explores the issue of funding nutrition research and potential conflicts of interest; Ted Kyle of Conscienhealth reports on reducing kids’ sugar intake, sweeteners and food terrorism and[...]

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Perspectives with Dr Alan Barclay

Social drinking While water is an essential nutrient (it is required in amounts that exceed our body’s ability to produce it), in most parts of the world, the consumption of a wide variety of beverages is[...]

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Q&A with Prof Jennie Brand-Miller

I have read that we should be basing our diet mostly on plant foods for good health. But I have also read that a moderate protein diet will keep us feeling fuller for longer and help us maintain a healthy weight.[...]

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Heartfelt Health with Nicole Senior

Top four cholesterol beaters. Last month I wrote that blood cholesterol is still an important risk factor to manage, and the right diet can really help whether your doctor has prescribed cholesterol-lowering[...]

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Keep Good Carbs and Carry On

Berries Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did” said Dr William Butler back in 1621. Of course we aren’t alone when it comes to fondness for berries and berrying. When North[...]

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In the GI News Kitchen

The best of berries and seeds this month with simple and satisfying recipes from Veronica Cuskelly and Simon Bajada.  Eat to Beat Cholesterol. These delicious crepes make the most of coconut’s delightful texture[...]

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Glycemic Index Foundation News

Sandwiches – one of the first fast foods. We don’t exactly know how long sandwiches been around but the first reference in a cookbook is in Charlotte Mason’s The Lady’s assistant for regulating and[...]

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University of Sydney News

THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY In this section we will be covering news from the University of Sydney Nutrition Faculty as well as the Charles Perkins Centre. We will also highlight the partnership with the Glycemic[...]

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