A Beginners Guide to Understanding the Glycemic Index

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The glycemic index of food is a numerical index that categorizes carbohydrates according to their response to the glucose formed in the human body. It scales from 0 to 100, the higher the GI (Glycemic Index), the higher is the blood sugar count. The glycemic index is usually measured by feeding a fixed portion of food to a test subject after an overnight fast and then calculating the blood sugar counts. The GI count is the best method to lower the blood glucose levels as well as the body weight. More than 80% patients of type 2 diabetes suffer from obesity and high cholesterol levels. Eating low Glycemic food is very helpful for the overall health of a person. This book covers everything you need need to know about the glycemic index such as: - What is the Glycemic Index? - How is the Glycemic Index in Foods Determined? - Yes, There are Good Carbs - What are the Effects of Glucose? - The Facts about Insulin and so much more!!!
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December 15, 2013
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