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Great puds that don’t use sugar

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fools & Queens make sensational puddings yet use no sugar. They are low-sugar, gluten-free (occasionally dairy-free) puddings. They are all handmade in in Brixton, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients as well as xylitol, a natural sweetener sourced from Finnish birch trees which read more »

Record harvest of low GI local plums

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Over 30 plum varieties will make up the biggest plum harvest for many years and is better celebrated at the Pershore Plum Festival (running from 27th July through to the end of August) in Worcestershire. For the month Pershore turns purple as read more »

Red rice from Goa with low GI

Sunday, July 13th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Olde Goa Goan Rice is a rare red rice that has been specially milled, leaving the husks intact and giving a distinctive red streak and nutty flavour. It’s high in fibre, has a low GI and is also full of iron. The thick read more »

Queen of grains – quinoa is good for diabetes control

Monday, March 25th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Alice & Oscar’s is a new brand of organic Quinola. This is a version of the South American grain quinoa (pronounced “keen-wa”). The man behind the brand is James Livingstone-Wallace, who is a descendent of the 19th-century Scottish explorer, Dr David Livingstone. read more »

Sharp moves from Sharpham Park and it’s spelt grain flours

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Spelt food brand Sharpham Park has joined up with Bowel Cancer UK to help spread the message of the importance of a high fibre diet in the fight against bowel cancer. Spelt is a great source of fibre, and the partnership has many exciting read more »

Beating the Blue Monday blues (21st January)

Friday, January 18th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Today is known as Blue Monday as by this stage Christmas and New Year memories have faded, everyone’s skint and a few more wet, cold months of winter are before us. However, British Dietetic Association spokesperson, Priya Tew, here gives us some read more »

Low GI diets reduce inflammation

Friday, May 25th, 2012 | 0 Comments
A diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates reduces a marker of inflammation called C-reactive protein (associated with an increased risk for many cancers as well as cardiovascular disease) by about 22% in people who are overweight and obese, according to a study read more »

Tickled pink

Friday, May 18th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Apples are so good for you, helping your heart, digestive system and blood sugar levels (eating an apple will not raise your levels too fast or too far). Cinnamon is also a traditional ingredient which helps with blood sugar control. This Pink read more »

Making Carbs Count: Sugars

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 | 0 Comments
For a diabetic, it can be a minefield assessing the carbohydrate content of your breakfast. So we’ve asked a cereal-maker to tell us how she’s trying to help. Lizi Shaw runs The Good Carb Company, which sells cereals, to explain her philosophy read more »

Posh pasta with spelt is best for diabetes

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sharpham Park, pioneers of growing organic spelt in the UK, have added to their spelt food range with Artisan Dry Spelt Pasta Collection. With a unique gluten structure that makes it easier to digest than wheat, spelt is a top super food read more »