COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION

This website and all information, data, documents, pages and images it contains is copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth of Australia) (as amended) and the copyright laws of all member countries of the Berne Union and the Universal Copyright Convention. Copyright in the website and in material prepared by GI News is owned by …

GI AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Today, I did something that I have never done in my whole life. I used artificial intelligence in the form of ChatGPT to help me write an article on the relationship between the GI and cardiovascular disease, this month’s theme for GI News. I registered first in ChatGPT. These were my instructions: In approximately 1000 …

LOW CARB DIETS VS. BALANCED CARB DIETS FOR WEIGHT LOSS AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

Low carbohydrate diets are widely promoted for weight loss and associated health benefits, including for diabetes management and cardiovascular health. However, a recent systematic review of the evidence shows little or no benefit of low carb diets compared to balanced carb diets when it comes to both weight loss and cardiovascular disease risk factors. The …

CARBOHYDRATE AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Wholegrains foods have been associated with improvements in cardiovascular health. They have been shown to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity. They can also assist with managing cholesterol levels, blood pressure and body weight. Wholegrains are rich in dietary fibre, vitamins and minerals, and many are lower in GI. …

BARLEY

Wholegrains provide a wide variety of health benefits, including for heart health. The Heart Foundation (Australia) says eating wholegrains can reduce the risk of heart disease and replacing refined grains with wholegrains can improve heart health. While fruits and vegetables attract a lot of good press for disease prevention, wholegrains can hold their (seed) heads …

THE GOOD CARBS KITCHEN

VEGETABLE BARLEY SOUP 0:15 Prep • 0:30 Cook • 6 Servings • Main Meal • Every day INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 1 large stalk celery, sliced 200g mushrooms, sliced 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1 …

COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION

This website and all information, data, documents, pages and images it contains is copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth of Australia) (as amended) and the copyright laws of all member countries of the Berne Union and the Universal Copyright Convention. Copyright in the website and in material prepared by GI News is owned by …

GI NEWS – JANUARY 2023

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 …

LIVING YOUNGER LONGER

For Australians, Dr Norman Swan, MD, is a trusted voice as the long-time presenter and producer of The Health Report on ABC TV. Living Younger Longer is the title of his latest book, which is worth reading for many reasons. First, his sense of humour draws a laugh on every page. Secondly, he’s scoured the …

NUTRITION AND LONGEVITY: WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SHOW?

Many dietary factors have been studied for their role in longevity, including dietary composition (the types and proportions of different foods and macronutrients in the diet), energy intake and fasting. In a recent narrative review published in the scientific journal Cell, well known longevity researcher Dr Volter Longo and colleague Rozalyn Anderson provide an overview …