A low glycemic-index food list details foods with more complex carbohydrates than simple ones. Eating a low glycemic index food results in a gradual rise in blood sugar rather than a sudden spike and insulin crash. These... More »

The G.I., or glycemic-index, diet works by having dieters track the glycemic index of the carbohydrates they eat. Foods with a high glycemic index make blood sugar rise quickly, causing insulin to be released, which in t... More »

WebMD provides a list of 10 snacks that are low in carbohydrates and high in food value. Low-carb foods that satisfy the appetite and don't create a craving within a short time usually contain protein or fat. These snack... More »

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The gylcemic load chart lists a selection of foods that varies by chart, serving sizes, the amount of carbohydrates per serving, the glycemic index and the glycemic load. Many charts also contain an explanation of whethe... More »