1 October 2005

GI News—October 2005

GI News

In This Issue:

  • Waist Not, Want Not.
  • Just a Spoonful of Dressing …
  • From Flab to Fab
  • Is There More to Fibre than Crunch
  • Low Sat Fat + Low GI = Prevention of Heart Disease
  • ‘Cherries, Ripe Cherries’
  • The Versatile Tortilla—Perfect for Wrapping, Scooping and Dipping
  • Conchiglie with Pesto Balsamico

  • What Makes My Blood Glucose Go Up and Down?
  • Why do many high-fibre foods still have a high GI value?
  • I was surprised to find that the American Diabetes Association has taken a position that is not supportive of your research. The comments I read in a Guest Editorial of their Sept 2005 issue of Diabetes Forecast suggest your approach may be more of a fad than a useful tool.
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‘People who eat three or four serves of fruit a day
(particularly apples and oranges)
have the lowest overall GI and the best blood glucose control.’


Jennie Brand-Miller
Jennie Brand-Miller

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Where can one get comprehensive yet simple and easy to follow information on low GI eating and how to go about it?

gi group said...

Low GI Eating Made Easy may be the book that you are looking for. It was written to answer the very question that you have asked! It is currently available in Australia and New Zealand (published by Hachette Livre Australia). We understand that it will be available in the UK in December 2005 (Hodder Mobius) and in the USA in January 2006 (Marlowe and Company). It was reviewed in July GI News. Check out the Hachette Livre Australia website for more information and how to order:
http://www.hachettelivre.com.au/ngr.html

Anonymous said...

i have been reading about the Kick start low GI souple diet. is this something endorsed by or associated with your group?

gi group said...

The Kickstart Soup Diet is not associated with the GI Group in any way. It's for people who want instant results. It's a drastic seven-day 'quick start' plan on Australia's Channel Seven television station to get those kilos really moving. After the seven days they suggest people follow a low GI eating plan for long-term sustained weightloss. Here's the link.
http://seven.com.au/todaytonight/factfile/577881

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