We all know that fruit is rich in nutrients for our bodies and essential to our diet but many do not realize how counterproductive it can be. Most fruit is fairly high on the glycemic index. Therefore it is converted into sugar at much faster and higher rates than other foods. Glucose turns to fat … Continue reading When to Eat Fruit
The glycemic index (GI) provides a measure of how quickly blood sugar levels (i.e., levels of glucose in the blood) rise after eating a particular type of food. The effects that different foods have on blood sugar levels vary considerably. The glycemic index estimates how much each gram of available carbohydrate (total carbohydrate minus fiber) … Continue reading Glycemic Index – What’s the Big Deal?!