The glycemic index is a method for ranking the impact of a carbohydrate-containing food on blood glucose in comparison to a reference food, such as glucose. A food with a high glycemic index raises blood glucose higher t... More » Science Biology

According to WebMD, a glycemic index diet promotes stable blood sugar levels by limiting foods that have a high glycemic index, such as white rice, white flour products, potatoes, sugar, and certain fruits. Low-GI foods ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

A glycemic-index food list provides a measure of how carbohydrate containing foods affect blood sugar levels. All foods are measured in relation to pure glucose, which is given a ranking of 100, states More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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