Stay Youthful #3 Control Your Blood Sugar
The Glycemic Index (GI) is a valuable tool for managing your food choices. By becoming aware of how particular foods act on your body, you can start making more informed decisions on formulating meal plans.
What is the Glycemic Index
The glycemic index measures a particular carbohydrate food’s ability to raise your blood sugar levels relative to that of glucose. When we eat carbohydrates, they are digested and influence our blood sugar levels. Some carbohydrates raise blood glucose levels a lot (such as glucose), while others don’t affect levels much at all.
Glucose has a GI rating of 100, so every food is either equal to or lower than 100. The higher the number, the higher the blood sugar response.
How the Glycemic Index Helps You Lose Fat
By keeping your blood glucose levels low, you will better manage our insulin response to…
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