Articles tagged with: low GI

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Snapshot: HermanBrot Low-carb Bread

I stumbled over this loaf in my IGA supermarket at Drummoyne in Sydney's inner west. I don’t go there all that often. There it was, sitting at the start of the bread section, screaming out to me via its bright yellow and red colours on the label. Is this yet another “lower-carb bread” (there have been lots lately)? Does this taste as terrible as most lower-carb products do? Is this a bread a dietitian would be happy to recommend? Read on to find out the answers to these and more.

15 November 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Diet review: The Low GI Diet

Diet review: The Low GI Diet

The Low GI Diet won't eliminate all your carbs but it does make you think about choosing ‘smart carbs' to help your weight loss...

6 May 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

A healthy, high-fibre, low GI, high-protein and quick lunch from two cans

A healthy, high-fibre, low GI, high-protein and quick lunch from two cans

I don’t know about you but I need SOMETHING in the middle of the day, to get me from breakfast to dinner. I find it hard to make it...

2 July 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

What do GI and GL mean and what’s the difference between them?

What do GI and GL mean and what’s the difference between them?

GI stands for Glycaemic Index and GL, Glycaemic Load. These two terms can be confusing. GI seems to have been around for ages and...

27 May 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Use quinoa as the base but enliven it with the stronger flavours of cranberries, mint, parsley, onion and pistachio nuts. It's a...

28 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. Which foods should someone with coeliac disease avoid?

Q. Which foods should someone with coeliac disease avoid?

Q. I have recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease. Could you tell me which specific foods to avoid? A. Coeliac disease...

15 July 2013 by Catherine Saxelby