Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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Low GI Diet
Introduction to Glycemic Index

GI Diet also known as Glycemic Index Diet is a general term for weight-loss diet that are based on your blood sugar level.

In a GI Diet, your aim is to eat more of low GI food and less or high GI food. A GI Diet uses the Glycemic Index to guide your eating plan.

The Glycemic index is a guide developed to help improve blood sugar control in diabetes. The Glycemic index classifies carbohydrate-containing foods according to their potential of raising your blood sugar level.

Although the GI Diet is not a true low-carbohydrate diet because you don't have to count carbohydrates. Nor is it a low-fat diet. But a low GI Diet does steer you toward certain types of food that is low-fat and low carbohydrates.

Why GI Diet and how it helps in weight loss?

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