A glycemic index diet refers to a weight-loss diet that is based on the blood sugar level in the body. This type of diet uses the glycemic index to create eating plans that mainly strive to control blood sugar levels for... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

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 glycemic index diet focuses on low-glycemic foods and aims to raise a person's blood sugar more steadily, according to WebMD. Fiber-rich foods help a dieter feel full for a longer period. More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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