GO BANANAS

Bananas are popular all around the globe and are Australia’s favourite fruit. They are the most purchased fruit in our shopping baskets, and most families always have them in the fruit bowl. Bananas have obvious benefits such as sweet taste, creamy texture and natural packaging and portability (except when your kid leaves one in the …

THE GOOD CARBS KITCHEN

FRUIT RICE PAPER ROLLS 0:30 Prep • 12 Serves • Main • Every day INGREDIENTS Rice paper rolls 12 x 16cm rice paper sheets (see tips) fresh mint (optional, see tips) 1 small green apple, thinly sliced 3 strawberries, thinly sliced 1 mandarin, peeled and thinly sliced 1 kiwifruit, peeled and thinly sliced ¼ small …

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GI NEWS – JANUARY 2022

GI News is published online by the University of Sydney, School of Life and Environmental Sciences and the Charles Perkins Centre, and delivered to the mailboxes of our ~100,000 subscribers. Our goal is to help people choose the high-quality carbs that are digested at a rate that our bodies can comfortably accommodate and to share …

IS A SLOWER METABOLISM THE REASON I’M GAINING WEIGHT AS I GROW OLDER?

The answer to this question was contained in one of the most important studies published in 2021. Herman Pontzer from the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University in the United States and colleagues conducted the first ever meta-analysis of precise energy expenditure in humans across the whole lifespan [1]. In total, they studied over …

WHY YOU SHOULD BREAKFAST LIKE A KING

Managing the rise in blood glucose levels after meals is an important part of managing type 2 diabetes, and can help to reduce the risk of diabetes-related complications, including cardiovascular disease (e.g., heart disease and stroke). There are many factors which affect post-meal blood glucose levels, including the sensitivity of the body’s cells to insulin, …

LEGUMES

Humans have long known about the benefits of eating legumes and in many parts of the world they are the main source of protein. They are also high in carbohydrate and dietary fibre. Whether you buy them dried, or opt for canned for convenience, you are choosing one of nature’s lowest GI foods. They are …

THE WHY OF RYE

If you asked me to suggest classic American foods I picked up from watching TV shows growing up, I’d probably say burgers, hot dogs, Thanksgiving turkey and…pastrami on rye. This classic Jewish kosher deli sandwich was made popular in New York City (and in US TV shows set in NYC) and took the Scandinavian staple …

THE GOOD CARBS KITCHEN

TOMATO AND CHICKPEA SALAD 0:15 Prep • 4 Serves • Side • Every day INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon ground cumin 4 Cups baby spinach 2 large tomatoes, sliced 1 ½ Cups halved mixed cherry tomatoes 400g can no-added-salt chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 shallot, thinly sliced ¼ cup …

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