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List Of Low Glycemic Index Foods
Pls mention Low Glycemic Index foods? Which type of rice? Which type of flour? Which type of gram? Which type of vegetables & fruits?
Foods: Two options - not exclusive of each other. 1: See a dietitian. 2: Go on-line and find "NuVal" - a system that lets you know the relative importance of the food you are taking. Some will please you - some will surprise you. ...Read more
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 compared to foods with lower glycemic index like sweet potatos high fiber foods, etc. You should be able to find a book or list on the internet of low glycemic foods. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Go to: http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsweek/Glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.htmGet a more detailed answer ›
Can you recommend a really good book on glycemic index/load, that has a comprehensive food list and their gi/gl values?
Glycemic index : Find your answer at this website: http://www.Glycemicindex.Com/. ...Read more
Sweet grapes ok for diabetics? Is Glycemic Index what we should look for in foods? To my shock, grapes are relatively low on the GI chart.
Glycemic index: The glycemic index is not the be-all-end-all. Your body's reaction to complex foods is complex. A high GI food, when eaten as part of a whole (unprocessed) food diet and combined with other foods will not be so bad. Grapes contain sugar, and in excess will elevate blood sugar, but in moderation are ok. Better to eat fruit than drink fruit juice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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