Dieting and Weight Loss

What does glycemic index diet mean?

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05/29/2013

The Glycemic Index is a measure of how quickly carbohydrates in the foods you eat are absorbed into the bloodstream and raise your blood sugar levels. Pure glucose (sugar) has a Glycemic Index of 100, and other foods are given their Glycemic Index ratings accordingly. Eating foods with low Glycemic Indices can help lower blood sugar, resulting in weight loss and lowered risk of diabetes and heart disease.