Word of the Day: Glycemic Index

Filed under: Atkins Diet — Tags: — @ February 17, 2006

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bq. Some low carb diets (such as South Beach) rely on the glycemic index as a way to decide which foods to choose. The glycemic index sounds complicated, but it’s just a way of geting an idea of how a food is likely to affect blood sugar. This FAQ tells what factors in a food affect its glycemic index, and why glycemic index might not be the best way to look at the affect of foods on blood sugar.

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