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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.

 
 

 
     
 

September GI News

 
 

Are you getting enough calcium? What's in trendy plant milk? GI and depression- is there a link? Complex carbs and low GI carbs: are they the same? Not at all says Prof Jennie Brand- Miller. Plus this delicious baked custard with strawberries.