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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 – JANUARY 2023

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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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LIVING YOUNGER LONGER

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For Australians, Dr Norman Swan, MD, is a trusted voice as the long-time presenter and producer of The Health Report on ABC TV. Living Younger Longer is the title of his latest book, which is worth reading for many reasons. First, his sense of humour draws a laugh on every page. Secondly, he’s scoured the…

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NUTRITION AND LONGEVITY: WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SHOW?

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Many dietary factors have been studied for their role in longevity, including dietary composition (the types and proportions of different foods and macronutrients in the diet), energy intake and fasting. In a recent narrative review published in the scientific journal Cell, well known longevity researcher Dr Volter Longo and colleague Rozalyn Anderson provide an overview…

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HEALTHY AGEING?

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Source: López-Otín et al. The hallmarks of aging. Cell. 2013 Scientifically, ageing is broadly defined as the time-dependent biological functional declines that affect most living things after they reach adulthood. However, humans don’t become elderly or old at any specific age, and age can be expressed in several different ways: Chronological age – simply a…

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FOODS RICH IN ANTIOXIDANTS

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Wholegrains, nuts and seeds, healthy fats, fruits and vegetables (particularly dark green leafy and cruciferous) are all part of an antioxidant-rich diet. However, some of the foods in these food groups are naturally low in available carbohydrate and therefore have not had their GI measured. In this month’s shopper’s guide, we will look at some…

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SESAME SEEDS

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All seeds contain everything required to germinate a new plant and they’re full of energy (kilojoules / Calories) and nutrition for us too. Research suggests seeds have earned their place in nutritious diet for health and longevity. And while seeds contain very little available carbohydrate, they’re high in fibre and healthy fats and have protein…

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THE GOOD CARBS KITCHEN

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SALMON AND ASIAN SESAME SLAW WITH BROWN RICE AND QUINOA 0:15 Prep • 0:10 Cook • 6 Servings • Main Meal • Every day INGREDIENTS 475g bag Japanese slaw mix or coleslaw 1 red capsicum, finely sliced 2 carrots, cut into very fine sticks ½ Cup frozen edamame beans, defrosted 3 tablespoons Best Foods Lite…

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