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What is the glycemic index?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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 with pre-diabetes, diabetes or other instances when one would not want spikes in blood sugar. You can google this and get lots of list or buy books or tables with these listed. It is listed in lots of diets like southbeach.

In brief: 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 with pre-diabetes, diabetes or other instances when one would not want spikes in blood sugar. You can google this and get lots of list or buy books or tables with these listed. It is listed in lots of diets like southbeach.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: 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 eating a particular type of food. The effects that different foods have on blood sugar levels vary considerably. The glycemic index estimates how much each gram of available carbohydrate (total carbohydrate minus fiber) in a food raises a person's bloo.

In brief: 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 eating a particular type of food. The effects that different foods have on blood sugar levels vary considerably. The glycemic index estimates how much each gram of available carbohydrate (total carbohydrate minus fiber) in a food raises a person's bloo.
Dr. Diane Minich
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