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Not all Carbohydrate foods are equal


The Glycemic Index (GI) is a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels.

Carbohydrates with a low GI value (55 or less) are more slowly digested, absorbed and metabolised and cause a lower and slower rise in blood glucose and, therefore insulin levels.



January 2019 GI News


As you loosen your belt and renew your vows to cut back on second helpings, dispense with desserts, and sign up at the gym, you will be relieved to know that we aren’t going to talk about going on diets or signing up for gym packages. We are going to talk about something everyone does, but very few talk about. relief. Whatever you call it – gas, farting, flatus, or breaking wind – you are not alone. We all pass gas. It’s a side effect of digestion and a very (sometimes embarrassingly) natural part of life. We hope you enjoy our New Year’s issue of GI News and join in the conversation  in the conversation on our facebook page here.



Look for the GI Symbol


The easiest way to find all round healthy food choices is to look for the GI symbol. They make you feel fuller for a longer time and help control appetite.