GI lunch and snacks - 22 foods to eat more of...

GI lunch and snacks - 22 foods to eat more of...

GI lunch - eat more of....

  1. Open sandwiches on rye or wholegrain bread
  2. Wholemeal pita breads
  3. Baked sweet potatoes
  4. Cracked wheat, pasta and noodles
  5. Baked beans
  6. Vegetable soups with pulses or barley
  7. Salads made with beans, nuts and pulses
  8. Fresh fruit
  9. Naturally low-fat cheeses, such as ricotta, Edam or cottage cheese or low-fat varieties of feta and Cheddar cheese
  10. Lean meat, fish and chicken
  11. Raw vegetables such as grated carrot in a salad or sticks of celery and florets of broccoli and cauliflower used as crudités
  12. Salad dressings made from lemon juice and vinegars 

GI SNACKS - eat more...

  1. Oat-based snacks, such as low-fat flapjack or yoghurt topped with muesli
  2. Fresh fruit, such as grapes, diced pineapple, puréed mango and banana in a smoothie, or freshly sliced kiwi fruit
  3. Nuts and seeds
  4. Fruit cake
  5. Oatmeal biscuits and muffins
  6. Low-fat yoghurts
  7. Dried fruit
  8. Lentil spreads and hoummus with vegetable crudités, such as celery and carrot sticks and broccoli and cauliflower florets
  9. Wholegrain and rye breads
  10.   Good-quality chocolate (70 per cent cocoa content or above) 

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Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018