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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.
March 2017 GI News
In this issue: Tips on cultivating a healthier gut microbiome. Reducing metabolic risk factors if you have diabetes. Ted Kyle reports on studies that show how whole grains and fibre assist in weight management. Good carbs section looks at FODMAPs and some great recipes to try.