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06 Jan 2005

Which are the good carbs?
Dear Doc,
Proteins are a high GI yet in your slimming diet you say for supper you can have a baked potato? Is white pasta (shell noodles) a bad carb? Can a baked potato with a serving grated cheese and teaspoon mayonaiise as a filling and a mixed salad with a fruit for deser sound right? (Mayo as a fat and cheese from the Meat/ cheese filling
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Slimmer2
Proteins are not high GI, but generally low GI. You can certainly have a baked potato as foods are not only evaluated on their GI. All pasta, but particularly pasta made from Durum wheat has a low GI, so it is a good food choice. You can eat that baked potato with 1-2 tablespoons of grated cheese and 1 teaspoon of mayonnaise with salad and fruit for supper - sounds super.
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