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

The best foods on the glycemic index include hummus and peanuts, according to Harvard Medical School. Hummus has a glycemic index of 6 and a glycemic load of 9 per 100 grams, while peanuts have a glycemic index of 7 and ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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