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Not all Carbohydrate foods are equal
The Glycemic Index (GI) is a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels.
Carbohydrates with a low GI value (55 or less) are more slowly digested, absorbed and metabolised and cause a lower and slower rise in blood glucose and, therefore insulin levels.
February 2017 GI News
In this issue: Why reducing added sugars without reducing calories from other sources is unlikely to achieve any meaningful benefit? OJ is okay! Get straight A's for eyesight with good carbs like carrots and orange sweet potato rich in carotenoids plus lots more.
Look for the GI Symbol
The easiest way to find all round healthy food choices is to look for the GI symbol. They make you feel fuller for a longer time and help control appetite.