Low Glycemic Index (GI) diets not always beneficial for heart and diabetes points new study

December 17, 2014 10:18 AM

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The role played by Glycemic Index (GI), which is a measure of carbohydrate effect on levels of blood sugar, has been a much talked about topic during the last few years. Some diet experts proposed cutting down on foods with high GI (like white bread and potatoes) because they cause the insulin levels in the blood to spike up and replacing them by healthier carbs like whole grains and low-starch vegetables which have a lower GI.

The findings of a new study have pointed out that the glycemic index might not be too important for people already following a healthy diet.

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