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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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  • Grey bowl filled with quinoa, bulgur and oatmeal porridge with goji berries and chia seeds

    Three-Grain Porridge with Goji Berries

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr September 4, 2021

    Bursting with omega-3 fatty acids from chia seeds, quality proteins from quinoa, fibre from oats and bulgur wheat, and antioxidants from goji berries, this three-grain porridge promises a nourishing and satisfying start to your day. Nutritional Highlights of Three-Grain Porridge with Goji Berries With an estimated glycaemic load (GL) of 26, this meal is considered medium, meaning it won’t spike your blood sugars too high. It is rich in many…

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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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