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low GI diet

  • Start Eating a Healthy Low-GI Diet in 4 Simple Steps

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr January 10, 2022

    Eating a low glycaemic index (GI) diet is a fantastic way to maintain overall health and prevent or reverse prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Wondering what a low-GI diet is? A low-GI diet consists of slow-digesting carbohydrates that increase blood glucose levels gradually without causing insulin spikes. Low-GI carbohydrates include beans, lentils, barley, green leafy vegetables, and apples.  As you may have guessed, eating a well-balanced low-GI diet can minimise…

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  • Vegan Thai Green Tofu Curry (Low-GI)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr January 5, 2022

    This simple vegan Thai green tofu curry makes the perfect meal in a hurry. It makes a delicious low-GI meal when paired with basmati rice and vegetables. There’s a common misconception that you must give up your traditional recipes and focus on Western cuisine to regain health. That couldn’t be farther from the truth! You can enjoy your favourite ethnic foods (even if you have prediabetes or diabetes) and want…

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  • Control PCOS with diet (lose weight and get pregnant)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr March 6, 2021

    You can control PCOS with diet, lose weight and fall pregnant by making simple lifestyle changes that improve your insulin sensitivity and lower your androgen levels. Keep reading to learn more. Do weight loss and pregnancy seem like an impossible feat? If you live with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the idea of maintaining a healthy weight or being surrounded by children squealing with delight can feel out-of-reach. But no matter…

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