Wholegrains, nuts and seeds, healthy fats, fruits and vegetables (particularly dark green leafy and cruciferous) are all part of an antioxidant-rich diet. However, some of the foods in these food groups are naturally low in available carbohydrate and therefore have not had their GI measured.
In this month’s shopper’s guide, we will look at some of the foods that have antioxidant properties that also have a low GI.
Ryvitas (Sunflower Seeds & Oats cracker)
Serving: 20 g / 0.7 oz (2 crackers)
380 kJ or 90 Cal
Serving: 30 g / 1.0 oz
730 kJ or 175 Cal
Red kidney beans
Serving: 200 g / 7.0 oz
720 kJ or 195 Cal
Serving: 230 g / 8.1 oz (1 medium, edible portion)