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Search our comprehensive database of GI tested foods. Complete with data for Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, serving size, direct references to the studies used to CALCULATE the VALUES, and more!

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Our monthly newsletter and blog will keep you up to date with everything that is going on behind the scenes in GI research as well as PROVIDING PRACTICAL tips to HELP YOU ENJOY A HEALTHY LOW GI DIET. 

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We are the home of Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service (SUGiRS). We are an established commercial GI testing laboratory, where we test foods for their glycemic index, insulin index, satiety response, and other metabolic parameters. We also do other analyses such as in vitro starch digestion assays. SUGiRS has an established reputation for quality, speed and flexibility.

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GI NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2022

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GI News is published online by the University of Sydney, School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre, and delivered to the mailboxes of our ~100,000 subscribers. Our goal is to help people choose the high-quality carbs that are digested at a rate that our bodies can comfortably accommodate and to share…

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WHAT EXACTLY IS DIABETES REMISSION?

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Source: Nick Youngson, CC BY-SA 3.0, Pix4free.org Historically, a number of terms have been used to describe what is now known as type 2 diabetes remission, including ‘diabetes resolution’, ‘diabetes reversal’, and/or ‘cure’. Recently, a group of North American and European scientists recommended that ‘diabetes remission’ is the most appropriate term, as it strikes the…

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VERY LOW ENERGY DIET PRODUCTS

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There’s an enormous range of meal replacement products on the market and all of those tested have a low GI. With their carbohydrate content averaging 20g or less per serve the GL is also very low. The majority of products in this market are meal replacement beverages, but the category also includes various bars, soups,…

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FARRO

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A new study has shown how a modified Mediterranean diet (‘Med-plus’) was able to match a well formulated low carbohydrate keto diet in achieving significant improvement in blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes (1). And the Med-plus diet did better in reducing cardiometabolic risk factors and improving nutrient intakes. Both…

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THE GOOD CARBS KITCHEN

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CHICKEN POACHED IN FRAGRANT ASIAN BROTH 0:15 Prep • 0:25 Cook • 4 Servings • Light & Spicy meal • Every day INGREDIENTS 2 x 200g (7oz) skinless chicken breast fillets 50g (2in) piece fresh ginger, sliced, plus 2 tablespoons shredded ginger to serve 50g (2in) galangal, sliced 4 spring onions, sliced, plus extra slices…

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