Glycemic Index News and Research

RSS
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.
Glycemic index varies from one type of rice to another

Glycemic index varies from one type of rice to another

UPM researchers develop a functional biscuit for celiac patients

UPM researchers develop a functional biscuit for celiac patients

Eating raisins may reduce postprandial glucose levels

Eating raisins may reduce postprandial glucose levels

Cera announces new citrus ready-to-drink oral rehydration solution

Cera announces new citrus ready-to-drink oral rehydration solution

Low glycemic index food may help prevent high blood sugar

Low glycemic index food may help prevent high blood sugar

Nutrisystem 2011 revenues decrease to $401.3M

Nutrisystem 2011 revenues decrease to $401.3M

Low-glycemic-index foods can improve dietary habits of people with Type 2 diabetes

Low-glycemic-index foods can improve dietary habits of people with Type 2 diabetes

Natural options against weight gain, sugar cravings, and insulin resistance

Natural options against weight gain, sugar cravings, and insulin resistance

Lower glycemic index diet may delay onset of AMD-like lesions

Lower glycemic index diet may delay onset of AMD-like lesions

NEJM publishes 'The 2010 Dietary Guidelines -- The Best Recipe for Health?'

NEJM publishes 'The 2010 Dietary Guidelines -- The Best Recipe for Health?'

Hearing dietary advice twice is enough for patients to get benefits of lower cholesterol

Hearing dietary advice twice is enough for patients to get benefits of lower cholesterol

BTI completes SUGARDOWN human clinical study on blood sugar management

BTI completes SUGARDOWN human clinical study on blood sugar management

Moderate consumption of desserts with low glycemic index and glycemic load may help treat pediatric obesity

Moderate consumption of desserts with low glycemic index and glycemic load may help treat pediatric obesity

Consumption of moderately reduced carbohydrate diet can help reduce total body fat

Consumption of moderately reduced carbohydrate diet can help reduce total body fat

Moderately reduced carbohydrate diet may promote loss of deep belly fat

Moderately reduced carbohydrate diet may promote loss of deep belly fat

Daily fruit consumption helps prevent diabetes

Daily fruit consumption helps prevent diabetes

Tips for heart healthiness

Tips for heart healthiness

Fructose does not increase food intake or impact body weight: Study

Fructose does not increase food intake or impact body weight: Study

Diogenes study investigates optimum diet composition for preventing, treating obesity

Diogenes study investigates optimum diet composition for preventing, treating obesity

Best diet: High protein and low good carbs

Best diet: High protein and low good carbs