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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.
Yeast strain provides manufacturing boost to low-calorie sweetener derived from lactose

Yeast strain provides manufacturing boost to low-calorie sweetener derived from lactose

Individualized diets more effective in controlling blood glucose levels, study finds

Individualized diets more effective in controlling blood glucose levels, study finds

Four dried fruits have lower glycemic index than starchy foods, study finds

Four dried fruits have lower glycemic index than starchy foods, study finds

Moderate amounts of pasta in diet leads to weight loss

Moderate amounts of pasta in diet leads to weight loss

Eating pasta does not lead to weight gain, say experts

Eating pasta does not lead to weight gain, say experts

Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss

Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss

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