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Swap it!

Using the GI is easy. You don’t need to know numbers or do the maths.
Simply swap your usual carbohydrate food for a lower GI one.

GI Symbol Program

The Symbol means that the food is healthy and has been GI tested by the approved method. It’s your guarantee that the GI value is reliable and the food is a healthy nutritional choice.

Good Carbs

Not all carbohydrates are created equal. The GI is a tool that assesses the quality of carbohydrate in your diet. Discover the importance of carbohydrates; how much we should eat; sugars & starches and carbohydrates for sport performance.

Managing your Diabetes

Choosing low GI foods over high GI foods will help control your blood glucose and lower your body’s demand for insulin. Find out why healthy low GI foods are one of the fundamental ways that can help you manage your blood glucose levels.

Healthy Weight Matters

Low GI foods help you to control your weight as they are more slowly digested, keeping you feeling fuller for longer and help you manage hunger and eat less over the course of the day.

Top Tips to go Low GI

Simple tips for healthy low GI choices. There are some simple things you can do to help you on your way to eating a low GI diet.

Recipes & Meal Plans

A low GI lifestyle is about enjoying good food and getting creative in the kitchen. Choose one of our delicious and healthier recipes to help achieve a low GI lifestyle – and have the energy to live life to the full.

About Glycemic Index Foundation

A not-for- profit health promotion charity committed to providing the community with information and tools to help improve their health through scientifically-backed low GI healthy eating principles.


A range of practical and downloadable resources to help you achieve a healthy low GI diet. It’s never too late to start improving the way you eat. Resources relating to diabetes, weight management & pregnancy; infographics – the lowdown on GI; FAQs and more.

GI News

GI News is an authoritative monthly newsletter that is published by the University of Sydney. This is updated and maintained by the University of Sydney’s GI Group which includes research scientists and dietitians working in the area of glycemic index, health and nutrition.

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