GI News—August 2008

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  • Fruit juice and diabetes risk
  • Turmeric’s blood glucose benefits
  • Can you worry the weight off?
  • Low GI diet reduces cancer risk
  • Will jelly beans at half time give sporty kids more energy?
  • GI News Chinese edition launched

This month, as GI News heads into its fourth year with 50,000 plus subscribers, Prof Jennie Brand Miller sets out the key to eating a low GI diet and Susie Burrell begins a new series for Healthy Kids sharing some practical lessons she has learned as a specialist paediatric dietitian. On the food front, spice supremos Ian and Liz Hemphill share their recipes that make the most of turmeric and Catherine Saxelby checks out cranberries, sorting the health from the hype. Of course there are the usual features including our popular Success Stories and feedback where we answer your Curly Questions about carbs, the GI and blood glucose.

Good eating, good health and good reading.

GI News Editor: Philippa Sandall
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