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  • Low-GI Barley Porridge

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr December 23, 2021

    Are you looking for a breakfast alternative to oatmeal? Let me introduce you to barley porridge! Just like oats, barley is a fantastic source of cholesterol-lowering beta-glucan fibre (Tosh & Bordenave, 2020). However, barley is superior to oats when comparing its effect on blood glucose. Barley has a lower glycaemic index (GI) than oats, meaning it won’t raise your blood sugars as much as oats can (Atkinson et al. 2008). …

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  • Berry & Mango Granola Breakfast Bowl

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr February 12, 2019

    Easily get two of your five-a-day with this low-sugar berry and mango granola breakfast bowl. Don’t let the ‘low-sugar’ tag put you off; it is super delicious! I’m not a huge breakfast fan, but mention granola and you have my attention. I try to avoid eating granola too often because I love it way too much. I mean, I tend to eat the whole box in one sitting, which is…

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