Low-GI meals put to the taste test

A panel of judges comprising (from far left) Diabetes Singapore volunteers, Mr Vincent Koh and Ms Diana Lim, as well as Straits Times food editor Tan Hsueh Yun and ST food critic Wong Ah Yoke, scored the dishes based on their texture, taste and appea
A panel of judges comprising (from left) Diabetes Singapore volunteers, Mr Vincent Koh and Ms Diana Lim, as well as Straits Times food editor Tan Hsueh Yun and ST food critic Wong Ah Yoke, scored the dishes based on their texture, taste and appearance.ST PHOTOS: KELVIN CHNG

How delicious are NTUC Foodfare's low-glycaemic index ready-to-eat offerings? The Straits Times finds out

Close to half a million people in Singapore have diabetes, while another half a million are at high risk of getting it.

Since Health Minister Gan Kim Yong declared a "war on diabetes" in 2016, there has been a nationwide push for healthier food.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 24, 2018, with the headline 'Low-GI meals put to the taste test'. Print Edition | Subscribe