The Changing GI of Root Vegetables

Not many people are aware that certain root vegetables have a higher carbohydrate content than many of their green leafy friends, and convert quickly to sugar in your blood stream, therefore rising blood glucose levels 2 hours after eating. Hydration and heat can rise a foods glycaemic index (GI) which has a significant impact on…

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How You Cook is Just as Important as What You Eat When You Have Diabetes

I have many people who attend Diabetes Insight for meal planning, supermarket tours, cookery classes etc. I am constantly amazed at the amount of people who have attended several other professionals and practionners for their diabetes management and the issue of how the sugar content of foods is affected in the cooking process is never…

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Low GI Diet for Type 1 Diabetes

Low GI is not just for Type 2 Diabetes The Low GI (Glycaemic Index) Diet has been commonly associated with Type 2 Diabetes. Working for over 15 years in diabetes, I have found this to be one of the most effective diets for regulating blood sugars, losing weight and curbing cravings in Type 2 Diabetes….

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