The lowdown on glycemic index and glycemic load – Harvard Health


‘What are the facts about the glycemic load of foods? If you have diabetes, you probably know you need to monitor your carbohydrate intake. But different carbohydrate-containing foods affect blood sugar differently, and these effects can be quantified by measures known as the glycemic index and glycemic load. You might even have been advised to use these numbers to help plan your diet. But what do these numbers really mean — and just how useful are they? ‘

Read! https://www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/the-lowdown-on-glycemic-index-and-glycemic-load

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