The Glycemic Index

The Glycemic Index classifies foods based on how they affect blood sugar levels in the 2 to 3 hours following a meal. The index is based on foods high in carbohydrates since foods primarily made of fats and proteins have no significant effect on blood sugar levels....

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Introduction In the last few decades, carbohydrates have played the hero and the villain, alternating back and forth so quickly you're likely to get whiplash trying to follow the conventional wisdom of the day. More currently, some diets recommend a total rejection of...

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