GI News—September 2006

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In This Issue:

  • Food for Thought
    —Burning up
  • GI News Briefs
    —The vegan advantage
    —High blood glucose linked to dementia
    —Not chubby by choice
    —The chromium question
  • GI Values Updates
    —The latest GI values from SUGiRS: Ginger
    —The mystery of BR16
  • Low GI Food of the Month
    —Low GI and gluten free
  • Low GI Recipe of the Month
    —Thai-style pear and chicken salad
  • Success Stories
    —Amy kills two birds with one stone
  • What’s New?
    The Low GI Vegetarian Cookbook
  • Feedback—Your FAQs Answered
    Joanna McMillan-Price and Alan Barclay answer this month’s FAQs

    1. I am 53 and not overweight, but I constantly feel tired and run down. And my mood can get low at times. Would low GI eating be of benefit to me?
    2. Does it matter if you eat less protein than is recommended in the 12-week action plan on The Low GI Diet?
    3. I heard people with diabetes should eat between meal snacks and supper before going to bed – is that true?
    4. Look it up in our A–Z: The GI Glossary continued

In late August we welcomed aboard the 20,000th subscriber to GI News. As a thank you, we have a special gift – a copy of The Low GI Diet Cookbook. At the same time we would like to thank all our subscribers who have helped to make the Newsletter a great success and whose comments and questions play a key role in shaping each issue.

The publishers of the New Glucose Revolution series, Hachette Livre Australia, Hodder Mobius UK and Marlowe & Company New York, have also agreed to give away a copy of The Low GI Diet Cookbook to every 1000th subscriber from now on. To subscribe, just click on ‘SUBSCRIBE’ at the top of the right-hand column.


GI News Editor: Philippa Sandall
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