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Low Glycemic Index Food List
The glycemic index or GI index is the measurement of how foods raise our blood glucose after eating them. Foods raise glucose to varying levels (carbs increase blood sugar the most, fats and protein second). Actual (sugar) has a glycemic index of 100 and other foods measured are ranked as low, moderate, and high GI foods. Although the GI index is helpful to meal planning. The total number of grams of carbohydrates can have a bigger impact than the GI index on blood sugar levels.
Glycemic index and glycemic load offer information about how foods affect blood sugar and insulin. The lower a food’s glycemic index or glycemic load, the less it affects blood sugar and insulin levels. Here you’ll find a list of the glycemic index and glycemic load for more than 100 common foods.
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