1 January 2006

GI News—January 2006


In This Issue:

  • Why Nutrition Changes
  • Tesco Tests
  • Getting Satisfaction
  • What Kids Want

  • What’s Cooking? And How?
  • Pulses (Legumes) Help Fight Diabetes
  • Fresh Plum and Ricotta Strudel

  • Success Stories—Sarah and Felix
  • Nutrition for Life
  • I have recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I am trying to eat a healthy low GI diet, but find it hard to say no to occasional treat foods like potato chips (crisps) and chocolate. Which is better for my blood glucose?
  • I am about to introduce my baby to solids and have been advised to start with rice cereal. What is the current guidance on GI for babies and young children?
  • Is there a GI Plan for nursing mothers?
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We would like to wish all our readers a happy and HEALTHFUL NEW YEAR.

‘A side salad tossed with a vinaigrette dressing with your meal,
especially a high GI meal,
will help you keep your blood glucose levels under control.’

Jennie Brand-Miller

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