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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.

 
 

 
     
 

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.

 
 

 
     
 

In this month's GI News

 
 

Diet is out, wellness is in and its big business; what nutrient claims really mean; fibre and diabetes risk plus some great recipes to celebrate our 10 year anniversary including this flourless chocolate hazelnut cake. Enjoy!