A small change can make a big difference to your diet. A switch from ordinary white bread to low Gi bread can help prevent cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. The added advantage is that it also tastes great!
MULTISEED BREAD FACTS
New research by Oxford Brookes University shows that making one small change to eating low Gi bread can improve your blood sugar control and so help to prevent or manage cardiovascular disease and diabetes. This is also great news if you’re trying to lose weight - and keep it off!
The Glycaemic Index (Gi) is a way of ranking individual foods according to the effect they have on blood sugar levels - that is, how quickly they are digested. Food with a low Gi ranking (below 56) cause a slow, steady rise in blood sugar levels reducing food cravings, making yu feel full for a longer period of time.
Very few breads are low Gi - Most are in the medium range. Our Country Oven Low Gi Multiseed bread is one of the few that fall into the low Gi category with a score of just 54.Low Gi Multiseed bread is popular with consumers - as much for its great taste as its nutritional benefits. The bread is a delicious combination of pumpkin, linseed and sunflower seeds and sesame seeds, combined with wheat bran and oat flakes to give a tasty bread with extra bite and a coarse, open texture.
Great tasting, its perfect for the kid’s lunch boxes - because it is low Gi it will help keep them satisfied all afternoon so they can concentrate on their sums - not their tums!