Starch is one of the three categories of carbohydrates, others being sugar and fiber. Starch is a very important source of energy and the most commonly consumed carbohydrate. Starches are made up of a combination of many sugar molecules, and thus they are referred to as complex carbohydrates.
Identifying low GI foods is only part of the challenge when it comes to healthy eating. Including them into a delicious and nutritious meal is the next step. To provide you with inspiration, we have provided delicious recipes to try.
Diabetes: You can have a cheat meal and stay healthy
by Mandy Freeman for health24.com
You're at a party and cake is served. As a diabetic, what do you do? The good news is you can have your cake and eat it, the trick is to follow a balanced diet. Dietitian Leanne Katzenellenbogen tells us how.