Glycemic Index: How to Determine High vs Low-Glycemic Foods Center

The glycemic index (GI) is a numeric value assigned to foods based on how slowly or quickly they can increase your blood glucose levels. It is a rating system for carbohydrate-containing foods. Foods having a low GI are the ones that tend to release glucose slowly and steadily. By contrast, foods that fall high on the GI scale release glucose rapidly. Read more: Glycemic Index: How to Determine High vs Low-Glycemic Foods Article

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