Researchers have been trying to identify foods that are able to slow the decline of our brains as we age and the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Berries, beans and whole grains are just 3 of the 10 foods that have been identified as brain-healthy foods in the MIND diet (a combination of the Mediterranean and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), diets) that also contain good carbs. One of the things these foods also have in common is their low GI, as you’ll see below.
Serving size, ½ cup (approximately 75g/2½ oz)
Serving size, ½ cup (approximately 85g/3oz)
Kaye Foster-Powell is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who has worked with people with diabetes for 30 years. She was co-author of the original series of international, best-selling books on the glycemic index. She conducts a specialized private practice for people with diabetes in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, Australia.
Contact: Via her website.