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Understanding Glycemic Index

Saturday, April 11, 2015

What exactly is the glycemic index? Is it helpful in controlling glucose levels? Here is some information on glycemic index to assist you.

glycemic index rated to glucose or white bread

Glycemic Index 

The Glycemic Index is a measure of how a carbohydrate containing food raises blood glucose. The foods on the index are compared to glucose or white bread, ranging from 1-100. The higher the number the higher glycemic index it has. 

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