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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.
A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

Low GI diet could help heart disease patients control their body weight and waistline

Low GI diet could help heart disease patients control their body weight and waistline

The glycemic index falls short in helping Americans achieve dietary recommendations

The glycemic index falls short in helping Americans achieve dietary recommendations

Cerebrovascular impairment persists months after severe acute COVID-19, UK study

Cerebrovascular impairment persists months after severe acute COVID-19, UK study

New evidence-based approach to defining high-quality carbohydrate foods

New evidence-based approach to defining high-quality carbohydrate foods

A more complex, holistic approach needed to define carbohydrate quality

A more complex, holistic approach needed to define carbohydrate quality

Could a diet high in carbohydrates increase your risk of heart disease?

Could a diet high in carbohydrates increase your risk of heart disease?

Diet high in poor quality carbohydrates increases risk of heart attacks, strokes, and death

Diet high in poor quality carbohydrates increases risk of heart attacks, strokes, and death

New review supports stricter control of HbA1C levels among children with type 1 diabetes

New review supports stricter control of HbA1C levels among children with type 1 diabetes

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

Breadfruit flour found to be a healthy alternative to other starches for modern foods

Breadfruit flour found to be a healthy alternative to other starches for modern foods

Diet high in refined carbohydrates may trigger insomnia

Diet high in refined carbohydrates may trigger insomnia

Consumption of beans and other legumes benefits cardiovascular health

Consumption of beans and other legumes benefits cardiovascular health

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