1 June 2006

Making the Most of GI News

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4 comments:

Mark said...

Is it possible to make a low GI loaf of bread at home in my breadmaker? Do you have a recipe?

Anonymous said...

Unfortunately we don't have a recipe for a low GI loaf of bread. We wish we did. In The Low GI Diet Cookbook there's a Breakfast Fruit Loaf, but we imagine you are looking for standard bread that you can use for sandwiches and toast etc. The problem with creating low GI baked goods like bread in your own kitchen is the amount of flour. To reduce the GI you need to replace some of the flour with low GI ingredients such as dried fruit--which is what we did in the Breakfast Fruit Loaf.

Anonymous said...

I am really confused
The reference you made to the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2006 Jan 25 in the newsletter seemed to say that eating a fat reduces the GI of a food..(and thus would seem to be a good thing). In your answer to the first question in the newsletter though you seem to say that eating a fat does not reduce the need for insulin and thus presumably does not help one.

Please explain! Thanks!!

Anonymous said...

Is there a list of the foods that have a GI index. Thanks