Glycemic index

What is Glycemic index?

The glycemic index or glycaemic index (GI) is a measure of how quickly blood glucose levels (i.e., blood sugar) rise after eating a particular type of food. The effects that different foods have on blood glucose levels vary considerably. The glycemic index estimates how much each gram of available carbohydrate in a food raises a person's blood glucose level following consumption of the food, relative to consumption of pure glucose.

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Hi, Im 37 and I did my regular check up today for lipd and thuroid profile. iam hypohyroid and thi year I was very sick first with viral...

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I was just diagnosed with diabetes, What kind of foods can I eat?

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low glycemic carbs and protein

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i am 7 months pregnant 8th is running now and having diabetes problem during third trimester so just wanted to know how can i control sugar...

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You can take fruits with low glycemic index.

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