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INDEX

 


Recommended Food List

LOWER GLYCEMIC INDEX AND LOWER FAT FOOD PRODUCTS

HIGH FIBRE CEREALS
Bokomo Fibre Plus
Bokomo Bran Flakes
Bokomo Morning Harvest muesli
Bokomo Right Start Fibre Plus
Fine Form muesli
Kellogg's All-Bran Hi-Fibre fruit and oats
Kellogg's Hi-Fibre Bran
Kellogg's Fruitful All Bran
Nature's Source muesli - mixed berries, orange and spices, apple and cinnamon
Pick ’n Pay Shredded Bran
Pronutro, whole-wheat, apple bake
Pronutro, whole-wheat, original
Quicky slimming cereal - all flavours
LOWER GI OATS

Bokomo Oats
Spar Brand Oats
Woolworths Oats
Pick’n Pay Oats
Rolled oats
Jungle oat bran
Jungle Oats-so-Easy original

LOWER GI PASTA’S (durum wheat)
Fattis & Monis spaghetti and macaroni
Fattis & Monis pasta shapes
Fineform lasagne sheets and tagliatelle
Imported pasta’s
Pick ‘n Pay Choice pasta’s
Sasko Puccini
Spar imported pasta's
Woolworths dry pasta’s
LOWER GI RICE
Old Mill Stream Brown Rice
Spekko basmati
Spekko brown
Spekko brown basmati
Spekko long grain parboiled
Tastic White Rice
Tastic Basmati Rice
Veetee’s Basmati Rice
WHEAT RICE / PEARLED WHEAT
Lion Stampkoring / Wheat Rice
Crossbow Stampkoring / pearled wheat
LENTILS
Lion brown lentils
Crossbow whole lentils
Imbo whole lentils
Imbo Split Lentils
Lion Split lentils
Crossbow Split lentils
Tiger 4-in-1 Soup Mix
BARLEY
Lion pearled barley
Crossbow pearled barley
Imbo pearl barley
Tiger pearled barley
DRY BEANS, raw and canned
All brands of dry beans, and all varieties
All Gold
Crossbow
Farmgirl
Gold Crest
Gold Dish
Imbo
Koo
Lion
Mayfair
Marina
Pick’n Pay Choice brand
Rhodes
Sunkist
Tiger, Four in one soup mix
Tiger, Split Peas,
Woolworths
LOWER GI BREADS
Albany low GI brown seed load
Albany low GI white
Astoria rye breads, wheat free
Blue Ribbon low GI brown
Fine Form Brown Bread (Cape only)
Natures Harvest Brown Seed Loaf
Old Cape Seedlaof
Pick 'n Pay low GI whole wheat
Sasko Confessions low GI seeded rolls
Sasko Uncle Salie's oat and honey
Sasko Uncle Salie’s homemade brown seed loaf
Spar low GI
Sunbake soya and linseed bread and rolls
Woolworths seedloaf
Woolworths omega-3 low GI wholegrain loaf
Woolworths rye breads, wheat free
LOWER GI CRACKERS
Provita, original
Provita, multigrain
DAIRY PRODUCTS:

Low fat/fat free Fruit Yoghurts
Clover Danone
Dairybelle
Parmalat
Gero
Pick’nPay Choice
Woolworths
Spar
Vitalinea

Buttermilk
Bonnita, low fat
Dairybelle

Cheeses
Lichten Blanc (Clover)
Dairybelle In Shape lower fat cheddar (23%fat)
Elite Edam (24.5%fat)
Woolworths lower fat cheddar
Woolworths lower fat Gouda
Mozzarella
Simonsberg Mozzarella (25.6%fat)
Pick 'n Pay medium fat cheese

Low Fat Cottage cheeses
(NB. Check labels for fat content)
Dairybelle
Lancewood
Parmalat
In Shape
Clover
Pick 'n Pay Choice

Feta cheeses
Pick’nPay Choice Danish Style (14%fat)
Simonsberg 33%reduced fat (18.7%fat)
Pick’nPay Traditional (22%fat)
Clover Traditional (28.5%fat)
Simonsberg (29%fat)
Dairybelle Original (33%fat)

Ice cream
Dialite
Country Fresh Lite range

Custard
Utramel lite

MILKS
Low fat milk (2%fat)
Skim/fat free milk
Nestle Ideal Low Fat Evaporated milk
Bonnita Low Fat Buttermilk
LEANER MEAT CHOICES

Ostrich
Klein Karroo Ostrich meats
Woolworths Ostrich Meats
Bacon
Like-It-Lean bacon
Back bacon, fat trimmed off
Shoulder bacon, fat trimmed off
Minced meat
Extra lean mince
Topside lean mince
Chicken mince
Veal mince

Omega-3-rich fish
Anchovies
Herring
Kippers
Mackerel fillets (smoked are high sodium)
Salmon
Sardines
Trout

TUNA in brine
Pick’n Pay
John West
Gold Crest
Spar
Woolworths

PILCHARDS

Lucky Star
Glenryck
Pick’nPay

Cold Meat
Enterprise picnic ham, tinned
Pick 'n Pay Choice Danish gammon
Shaved beef - all brands
Shaved chicken - all brands
Shaved ham - all brands
Shaved turkey - all brands

Sausages
Ostrich sausages (4% fat)
Chicken sausages (10% fat)
Renown pork bangers (15% fat)

SOYA MINCE MIXES
Imana
Vitamince
VegieMince
LOWER FAT MAYONNAISE / SALAD CREAMS
Nola Lite reduced oil dressing (7.6%fat)
Trim low oil dressing (10.5%fat)
Weighless low oil dressing (10%fat)
Nola Slim-a-naise (12%fat)
Figure (12%fat)
Pick’nPay low oil salad cream (15%fat)
Kraft Miracle Whip Light (18%fat)
Crosse & Blackwell mayonnaise light (26%fat)
Hellmann’s Light (31%fat)
Kraft Real Mayonnaise Light (34.6%fat)
Woolworths low fat salad cream
SUGAR SUBSTITUTES
SUGALite, sugar substitute (Huletts)
FRUIT JUICES
Ceres:
Apple
Cloudy apple and pear
Passion fruit
Pineapple
Secrets of the Valley
Carrot and pawpaw
Cranberry and rooibos
Liquifruit:
Apple
Mango-orange
Peach-orange

Other Juices
Appletiser
Grapetiser
Peartiser
Tomato juice
JAM
Thistlewood diabetic jams
Thistlewood low GI apricot
Thistlewood low GI Seville marmalade
Thistlewood low GI strawberry
Weigh-Less jams
OILS
Almond
Canola B-Well
Canola oil (Epic)
Canolive - all flavours
Macadamia oil
Olive oil, cold pressed
Peanut
Red Palm oil (Carotino)
Avocado oil
Peanut oil
Walnut
MARGARINES
Flora light (50% fat)
Flora Olive light (50%)
Flora Extra light (35%fat)
Flora Liquid (78%fat)
Nuvo lite (50%)
Ole' (50% fat)
Pick 'n Pay Choice lite (56% fat)
Rama light (50% fat)
Stork medium fat Country Spread (50% fat)
Sunshine D lite (50% fat)

 

 
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