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How can you calculate the glycemic index of a particular food?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 17 years experience
There is no calc: You can look up glycemic index on internet such as the www.Diabetes.Org ( american diabetes association) website under food and fitness.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

Where can I get the glycemic index of foods?

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Dr. Gurney Pearsall
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
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 glycemic index of foods: http://www.Glycemicindex.Com/ http://www.Glycemicindex.Ca/glycemicindexfoods.Pdf http://www.Health.Harvard.Edu/newsweek/glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.Htm.
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