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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.



June 2017 GI News


In this issue: Its all about good grains; the launch of the Good Carb cookbook; Ted Kyle on alternate day fasting; gluten free and heart health; Dr Barclay on salt and potassium; Prof. Jennie Brand-Miller puts some popular health claims around whole grains in perspective and Nicole Senior investigates Ancient Grains plus some delicious recipes to try.