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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Elevation of Sugar: The glycemic index is a measure of a particular food or food group to elevate the blood sugar after ingestion. Low glycemic foods are best for those ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Glycemic index: The glycemic index, or glycaemic index, (GI) provides a measure of how quickly blood sugar levels (i.e., levels of glucose in the blood) rise after ea ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
29 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Right Here:: Here is a good source that describes the glycemic index: http://nutritiondata.Self.Com/topics/glycemic-index here are some sources that show the gl ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Blenderizing food breaks down cell walls and causes the straches or sugars to be quickly absorbed, increasing glycemic index. Example from low to hig ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Not really: If you blend foods and keep the fiber in them- the glycemic index should remain the same. The stomach churns the food almost as well. Many people who ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurney Pearsall
29 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Baking Can Do Both: I'm not a cook and i don't claim to have any expertise in that field. I am a good researcher and I have found an article that may answer your questio ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Glycemic index: Provides a measure of how quickly blood sugar levels (i.e., levels of glucose in the blood) rise after eating a particular type of food. The effects t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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Similar: The glycemic index is just a comparison measure to show the differences in glycemic load between foods. They are looking at the same thing.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, and No...: ...Yes, it matters: their food should not contain added sugar, and they should not drink juice or sugar-containing drinks. However, when choosing betw ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Glycemic index is 70: The glycemic index is 70 and glycemic load is 7.7 for one corn tortillas. I hope this helps.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Glycemic index: Is measure of how fast a food will raise the blood sugar when eaten. Fruits like bananas, grapes etc have high glycemic index and raise bs quickly co ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
High sugar: Processed foods are usually high in simple sugars like corn syrup aka high fructose corn syrup and get absorbed easily as compared to more complex su ... Read More

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