'Low Glycemic' Diets May Not Provide Significant Health Advantage

December 16, 2014 11:03 PM

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ASIFE/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Diets that focus on low impact on blood sugar may not have a significant impact on risk of heart disease or diabetes.

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston looked at data from 163 healthy adults who were either overweight or obese at five-week intervals. Each participant ate either a "low glycemic diet" which focuses on foods that have low impact on blood sugar, or a "...

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