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Understanding weight gain

More Australians are overweight or obese and the number is steadily rising, so we need to educate us regarding why and how we gain weight, what factors are associated with it and how to improve our weight wellbeing. What is Carbohydrate? We all know that food comes in three forms: fat, protein, and carbohydrate. Most [...]

Glycemic Index

What is GI: All carbohydrate foods are not created equal; in fact they behave quite differently in our bodies. The glycemic index or GI describes this difference by ranking carbohydrates according to their effect on our blood glucose levels. Choosing low GI carbohydrates – the ones that produce only small fluctuations in our blood glucose [...]