GI News—November 2006

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In This Issue:

  • Food For Thought
    —The lowdown on reducing the GI of your diet
  • GI News Briefs
    —What’s best for baby?
    —Eat to beat acne
    —Acne and hormones
  • Low GI Food of the Month
    —Fill up not out with low GI lentils
  • Low GI Recipes of the Month
    —Poached peaches with vanilla yoghurt and marinated raspberries
    —GI Express: Asparagus and corn omelette
  • Success Story
    —‘I am so pleased with the results of a low GI diet I want to share my experience.’
  • What’s New?
    Shopper’s Guide to GI Values 2007, new editions for the US and ANZ
  • Feedback—Your FAQs Answered
    1. Is there a way I can change a bad carb like potatoes into a good carb?
    2. Should I use the GI or GL when planning meals?
    3. I recently became a diabetic and was given a very brief course in nutrition to help me manage my glucose levels – without much success. Which of your books would help me?
    4. Can I estimate a food’s GI by looking at the ingredient listing or nutrition label?
    5. Have you done a study on winter squashes (pumpkins)?
  • GI Values Update
    —Many of the products in GI Values Update are not available in the USA. Why’s that?
    —The latest GI values from SUGiRS


The publishers of the New Glucose Revolution series, Hachette Livre Australia, Hodder Mobius UK and Marlowe & Company New York, have 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. Every 1000th subscriber receives a complimentary copy of The Low GI Diet Cookbook. Books for subscribers 20,000 and 21,000 went to Dubai and Catasauqua, Pennsylvania respectively.

GI News Editor: Philippa Sandall
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