I see Choice magazine in Australia have analysed all the mueslis we eat (hey, that stuff has bits in it – it just has to be healthy, right?) and found out (now who would have guessed it?) that some of them are chock full of fat, and some also offer us alarming amounts of sugar. But never fear, Dear Reader. Your invesitgative reporter du jour has found a way to help you through the aisles.
If you, like me, are watching both fat and sugar, find out how good or bad your favourite bowl of cardboard is for you at this very useful page:
As a general whinge, how I wish people would make more LOW GI bread and cereals.
They are the very devil to find, and everyone can benefit from eating low GI, let alone the fact that some two million Aussies are diabetic, and God knows what the number is in America and Europe.
I can’t believe that everyone isn’t rushing to plaster “LOW GI!” on all their products or reformulating them to make them so.
Oi! You lot! Manufacturers! Wise Up!
But big ups and hugs to the buyers at Coles in Australia that now stock a great new potato called Carisma that is Low GI.
Here’s a really useful bunch of Low GI recipes too. proving that eating healthily can be, er, well, bloody hard work frankly but enjoyable too.