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what would the low glycemic index diet and what foods are in it be?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Low sugar: Low glycemic index means foods that are low in simple sugars. Meats chicken, fish and nuts have no sugar at all- they are protein and fat. They have the lowest glycemic index. Then include most vegetables, and to a less degree fruits. Fruits are low in processed sugar. High in glycemic index are processed foods such as white flour, and grains striped of their fiber. Candy- pure sugar is high.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Please suggest what foods contribute to a low glycemic index diet?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Internet: Try website www.Diabetes.Org the ada website under food and fitness for examples of low glycemic foods and meal planning. Certain fruits, berries, whole grains, oatmeal, sweet potatoes have lower glycemic index compared to other foods.

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