Archive - August 26, 2016

Dr Unwin’s latest research into glycemic index could reform diabetes diet advice

Can we all now agree “healthy” starchy foods spike blood glucose?

Carb counting is all well and good, but as a concept it is still one step away from looking at diabetes diet advice in the purest way. This could be of particular importance to the management of type 2 diabetes.

In a new paper, Dr David Unwin, Dr David Haslam and Dr Geoffrey Livesey have converted the glycemic index (GI) of some very common foods into the equivalent teaspoons’ worth of sugar.

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