What is Glycemic Index?
Low Glycemic Diet – Why?
Low Glycemic Diet vs High Glycemic Diet – Did you know:
Australia has recently taken over from the USA as the “fattest” nation on earth, with 2 out of every 3 people either overweight or obese.
We have over 3 million people with diabetes, plus half that number again who don’t even know it.
The rate of type 2 diabetes in children is increasing every year – and historically this disease didn’t affect people until over 40.
Among adults,... [Read more of this Article]
What is the Glycemic Index?
You may have heard about the Glycemic Index …
but what does it really mean? … and how important is it for your health? … What is a low glycemic diet?
Very simply, the Glycemic Index is a scientific ranking of how the foods we eat affect our blood sugar levels in the 2 or 3 hours after eating. This index is measured against pure glucose, which has a value of 100 on the index. The index ranges from 0 to 100 with:
0-55 = Low-GI ... [Read more of this Article]
Glycemic Index List of Foods
A low glycemic index diet is one of the best ways to look after your health, and lose excess weight effectively and naturally. The weight reduced through a low GI diet approach is safe, and you won’t find yourself needing to starve on just carrots and lettuce! The glycemic index ranks the foods from 0–100 according to the speed at which they effect your blood sugar levels in the 2 or 3 hours after eating. In the glycemic index list of foods,... [Read more of this Article]
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Low GI Diets
Low GI Diet Tips #2
Following a Low GI Diet doesn’t have to be complicated! And, there’s no need to forever consult low gi food lists, once you come to understand that it’s really just about eating foods as close as possible to their original state in nature, with minimal processing.
Here are a few additional tips to help with a low gi diet lifestyle –
Reduce (or eliminate!) sugary foods!
Do we really need all of those refined sugar laden sweets, soft drinks,... [Read more of this Article]
Low GI Diet – Tips for Eating Out
Low Glycemic On the GO – Everybody loves eating out, and you really wouldn’t want to say “No” to every social occasion, because you’re on a “diet”, but it seems almost impossible to make good low gi food choices when faced with so many options.
Remembering that a low gi diet is a lifestyle choice, rather than a “quick fix”, here are useful suggestions for following a low gi diet lifestyle when you’re eating... [Read more of this Article]
Low GI Diet Tips #1
Low GI Diet Tips #1
In order to promote a healthy body from the inside and out, these low glycemic tips and strategies can help you follow the path of a low gi diet lifestyle. They’ll help to increase your intake of healthy carbohydrates, manage your weight and reduce your likelihood of falling prey to ill health.
Eat more fruit and vegetables – 7 serves a day!
Research shows time and time again that a low gi diet, high in fruits and vegetables,... [Read more of this Article]
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Low GI Recipes
Chilli Bean and Tomato Casserole
There’s nothing more inviting on a cold winter’s night than a good chilli casserole – rich in flavours and incredibly satisfying. The best thing … is it’s easy to prepare with just a few handy staples from the pantry – a must for any low glycemic diet!.
Prep time: 1o minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
2 cans.red kidney beans
1 can 4 bean mix
2 cans peeled tomatoes
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 large diced... [Read more of this recipe]
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Low GI Cookbooks
Low GI Eating – Made Easy!
From the creators of the Low Glycemic Diet, Low GI Eating – Made Easy is a simple and accessible diet / weightloss handbook explaining how to make the Glycemic Index Diet work for every body, every meal, every day.
In small and easy steps, learn how to transform your diet so you can eat well, look good and stay healthy. Includes top 100 low GI foods, clear explanations on how to choose low GI foods plus over 300 quick meal recipes, plus snack... [Read more of this Article]
The Low GI Diet Cookbook
This is our favourite low glycemic diet cookbook!!!
100 low glycemic diet recipes, great for weightloss, from the creators of the Low GI Diet, alongside recipes from key celebrity chefs.
These recipes will help you cook simple, healthy meals and to lose weight reliably and safely – and keep it off!
This full colour book is packed with delicious recipes for breakfast/lunch/dinner and
those all important snacks and sweet treats. The perfect companion... [Read more of this Article]
Low GI Family Cookbook
Another of our favourites!
From the team who created Low GI Eating, the Low GI Family Cookbook offers over 100 healthy low glycemic diet recipes the whole family will love.
Whether you have a toddler or a teenager, this beautifully photographed cookbook shows you how easy it is to combine the essentials of healthy eating with the proven benefits of low GI carbs and make a real difference to your whole family’s long-term health and wellbeing.
Packed... [Read more of this Article]
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