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The Glycemic Index (GI) has a name that is off-putting, to say the least. First, it sounds like something scientific which has no place in the land of the non-geek. Second, it sounds like something that may pertain only to diabetics so the regular person can simply add to the “ignore” list.
That’s a shame because the glycemic index is not really hard to understand and it can be useful to many people who want to eat happily ever after.
Here’s the quick explanation of what the GI is and why it matters to you.
- You eat.
- The foods you eat have an effect on your blood sugar level. That effect is measured by the GI.
Understanding that effect can make the difference between feeling lethargic and feeling fabulous. Want to know more?
Check out this laywoman's explanation of the Index and what it means for you and your family.
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