Saturday, September 8, 2012

Why we should avoid foods that have a high glycemic index

I love the training and education I gain from reading Dr Andersen's books and blogs.  In yesterday's post, he provided more information on the importance of avoiding high glycemic index foods. This helped me understand the truth of the saying, "Betcha can't eat just one!"

Stay away from high glycemic foods

 September 6, 2012 0 Comments
Foods that carry high glycemic loads are more likely to make you hungry faster.  The foods will cause an increase in your blood sugar which then starts a cycle of the body releasing insulin to aid in the rise in blood sugar and insulin also helps to store the excess sugar as fat.  The body will then become low in blood sugar and you will be hungry again.  A study out of University of Massachusetts found that those who ate foods high on the glycemic scale weighed significantly more than those who did not.

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