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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.
Eating beans, peas, chickpeas can increase fullness, may lead to better weight management

Eating beans, peas, chickpeas can increase fullness, may lead to better weight management

Whey protein drink can control erratic glucose levels associated with type 2 diabetes

Whey protein drink can control erratic glucose levels associated with type 2 diabetes

Study examines mechanism of bone-protective properties of California dried plums

Study examines mechanism of bone-protective properties of California dried plums

Improving type 2 diabetes management: an interview with Sir Michael Hirst, President of the International Diabetes Federation

Improving type 2 diabetes management: an interview with Sir Michael Hirst, President of the International Diabetes Federation

Canola bread diet experiences reduction in blood glucose levels and LDL cholesterol

Canola bread diet experiences reduction in blood glucose levels and LDL cholesterol

Studies reveal effect of almonds on diet quality, appetite, adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors

Studies reveal effect of almonds on diet quality, appetite, adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors

New sweetener from tequila plant may aid diabetes, weight loss

New sweetener from tequila plant may aid diabetes, weight loss

New study explores ways to prevent unhealthy weight gain among rural school-aged children

New study explores ways to prevent unhealthy weight gain among rural school-aged children

Acne and diet: an interview with Dr Katerina Steventon, Research Fellow, HONEI, University of Hull

Acne and diet: an interview with Dr Katerina Steventon, Research Fellow, HONEI, University of Hull

HONEI review shows that high glycemic index foods can exacerbate acne

HONEI review shows that high glycemic index foods can exacerbate acne

Lipidation states in certain proteins in the brain differ depending on genotype, cognitive diseases

Lipidation states in certain proteins in the brain differ depending on genotype, cognitive diseases

Medical nutrition therapy can play an important role in acne treatment

Medical nutrition therapy can play an important role in acne treatment

UAB dietitian suggests five foods for healthier eating

UAB dietitian suggests five foods for healthier eating

Tips to achieve dieting success

Tips to achieve dieting success

Mindful eating reduces weight and blood sugar levels in adults with Type 2 diabetes

Mindful eating reduces weight and blood sugar levels in adults with Type 2 diabetes

Glycemic load raises colon cancer recurrence risk

Glycemic load raises colon cancer recurrence risk

Carbohydrate-rich food intake may cause recurrence of colon cancer

Carbohydrate-rich food intake may cause recurrence of colon cancer

Legume intake reduces heart disease risk in diabetes patients

Legume intake reduces heart disease risk in diabetes patients

Insights into link between fat-hoarding genes and ancient diet

Insights into link between fat-hoarding genes and ancient diet

Nutrisystem announces debut of enhanced weight management plan for people with diabetes

Nutrisystem announces debut of enhanced weight management plan for people with diabetes