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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 – NOVEMBER 2021

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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 98,000 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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CARB QUALITY AND RISK OF METABOLIC SYNDROME

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Carbohydrate quality may play a role in the development of metabolic syndrome, according to two recent systematic reviews and meta-analyses of observational studies. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors including: High blood pressure Raised blood glucose High waist circumference (excess weight around the middle) Abnormal blood fats, including high triglycerides and low HDL…

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GLYCEMIC LOAD AND DIABETES

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People have long known that, compared to the other major nutrients protein and fat, the amount and type of carbohydrate that we eat or drink has the most pronounced effect on blood glucose levels in people with diabetes. Before the glycemic index (GI) was conceived, people with diabetes predominantly counted carbohydrate using carbohydrate exchanges (15…

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WATERMELON

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I took great delight in singing a song about watermelons to my son when he was a toddler. And I have great memories from my own childhood of eating watermelon outside on the grass on hot summer days. Looking back, I’m sure this alfresco eating approach was a mess-minimisation measure from my mum, but it…

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THE GOOD CARBS KITCHEN

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ROASTED TOMATO, QUINOA AND CRISPY CHICKPEA SALAD WITH CREAMY CASHEW DRESSING 0:50 Prep • 6 Serves • Main • Every day INGREDIENTS 500g cherry tomatoes, halved 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh thyme freshly ground black pepper fine sea salt 2 x 400g cans chickpeas in spring water, drained and rinsed 2…

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