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The glycemic index, glycaemic index, or GI is a measure of the effects of carbohydrates on blood sugar levels. Carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion, releasing glucose rapidly into the bloodstream, have a high GI; carbohydrates that break down more slowly, releasing glucose more gradually into the bloodstream, have a low GI.
French fries and fried potato consumption linked to early death in new research

French fries and fried potato consumption linked to early death in new research

Age-related macular degeneration could be arrested by switching to low-glycemic diet, study finds

Age-related macular degeneration could be arrested by switching to low-glycemic diet, study finds

Study shows protective link between consumption of legumes and risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Study shows protective link between consumption of legumes and risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality

Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Nutritional guidelines restricting sugar intake not based on high quality science, study finds

Nutritional guidelines restricting sugar intake not based on high quality science, study finds

Animal studies examine role of raspberry products in weight management and motor function

Animal studies examine role of raspberry products in weight management and motor function

Right carbohydrate intake linked to healthy aging

Right carbohydrate intake linked to healthy aging

NYU Stern innovation expert uncovers new link between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease

NYU Stern innovation expert uncovers new link between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease

Cutting energy-dense carbohydrate-containing foods may help reduce cancer risk

Cutting energy-dense carbohydrate-containing foods may help reduce cancer risk

Diets high in glycemic index linked to increased risk of lung cancer

Diets high in glycemic index linked to increased risk of lung cancer

NUS scientists formulate recipe for making healthier bread

NUS scientists formulate recipe for making healthier bread

Fight cravings and maintain a healthy weight

Fight cravings and maintain a healthy weight

Eating too many refined carbohydrates may increase depression risk

Eating too many refined carbohydrates may increase depression risk

Diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to depression risk in postmenopausal women

Diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to depression risk in postmenopausal women

Findings highlight benefit of vegan-eating plans for weight loss

Findings highlight benefit of vegan-eating plans for weight loss

New research shows that low glycemic index diets reduce autism symptoms in mice

New research shows that low glycemic index diets reduce autism symptoms in mice

Functional foods help reduce obesity, control diabetes

Functional foods help reduce obesity, control diabetes

Majority of doctors welcome additional training in diet, nutrition to prevent CVD

Majority of doctors welcome additional training in diet, nutrition to prevent CVD

EKF introduces new diabetic biomarker test – The Stanbio Chemistry GSP LiquiColor® Assay

EKF introduces new diabetic biomarker test – The Stanbio Chemistry GSP LiquiColor® Assay