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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 2017 GI News
In this issue: Weight loss naturally bumps up appetite, Gut microbes, obesity and "yo-yo" dieting; Nutrition follies with Prof Jennie Brand- the 3500 calorie rule. How healthy is almond milk? Nicole Senior checks it out plus lots more.
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.