Carbohydrate

Glycaemic index 'here to stay'

Glycaemic index 'here to stay'

By Jess Halliday

The glycaemic index has not risen to the same astronomic trend
proportions of its low-carb predecessor, but this does not mean
there is a lack of interest. Rather, a slow build up could be a
sign that it is here for the long-haul.

Inulin lowers GI of chocolate

Inulin lowers GI of chocolate

By Dominique Patton

The soluble fibre inulin, best known for its beneficial effects on
the gut, also lowers the glycaemic index of dark chocolate,
according to a new study, suggesting the ingredient could be used
in products targeted at blood sugar control.