Start to Switch to Low GI Diet !

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Time to switch switch from High GI to Low GI diet. The following may help you start.

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Bread Рsoftwhite, whitemeal and lighter multigrain, scones, dampers, basels  ( G.I. : 70+)

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Dense bread with wholegrains, Ionseed, stoneground flour and sourdough. Look for low G1 Products in supermarket  (G.I. : 45-55)

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Cakes and Pastries, cruissants, pancakes, waffles ( G.I. : 75-100)

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Light fruit yoghurt is a wiser option for those with a sweet tooth ( G.I. : 15-30)

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Snacks e.g. chips, crackers, cereal bars ( G.I. : 70- 95)

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Dried fruits particularly apple , appricot and nuts. Fresh grapes reaspberries, figs and rhubarb, which has little or no carbohydrates.  ( G.I. : 0-30)

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Rice pasta and noodles. (G.I. 65-90)

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Some rice varities has low G.I. Long grain white, bastini, medium grain brown, Better still, choose cracked wheat (bulgur), quinou or buckwheat noodles. (G.I. 50-60)

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Potatoes (G.I. 70-100)

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Sweet potatoes have lower GI mix with sweet corn. (G.I. 45-50)

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Spread and sweeteners. Sugar, honey, golden syrup (G.I. 55-70)

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Yellow box honey has lower GI. Use pure fructose and hazelnut spread.

Readers Digest , November 2009


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