In research at the UAE University of Al Ain, dates when eaten alone or with yogurt were found to register low on the glycaemic index
, making them a particularly healthy breakfast choice and beneficial in diets requiring glycaemic and lipid control.
The above two recommendations will supply foods which generally will also have a low glycaemic index
Aim to eat low glycaemic index
(GI) foods - with slow-release carbohydrates, such as wholegrain bread, brown rice, pasta and pulses," said nutritionist Dr Sam Christie.
In some cases Jane has adapted the recipes, taking into account glycaemic index
, or sugar levels, carbohydrates and fats while, in others, she has simply discovered recipes ideal for diabetics.
With a low Glycaemic Index
, Spelt is a top super food, slowly releasing sugars and nutrients into the blood stream, so a wonderful energy food too.
Sunfiber is a natural, soluble dietary fibre clinically proven to help lower glycaemic index
, improve mineral absorption and maintain gut health.
This means the preserve is lower in calories and sugar and has a lower Glycaemic Index
The usefulness of the glycaemic index
and glycaemic load in managing type 2 diabetes is discussed.
Greens Healthy Living Plan: The Carbohydrates and Glycaemic Index
The glycaemic index
(GI) is a scientific ranking of foods based on their immediate effect on blood sugar levels," explains Rachael Anne Hill author of the GI High-Energy Cookbook.
Its principles may be more healthy than radical, few foods are strictly forbidden, but the glycaemic index
is fast becoming the revolutionary diet plan to shift those excess pounds.