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September GI News
Are you getting enough calcium? What's in trendy plant milk? GI and depression- is there a link? Complex carbs and low GI carbs: are they the same? Not at all says Prof Jennie Brand- Miller. Plus this delicious baked custard with strawberries.
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.
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.