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Are You Diabetic? Everything You Need To Know About Glycemic And Food Insulin Index

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Glycemic & Food insulin index

With diabetes we often come across the above mentioned two terms, Glycemic index (GI) and Food insulin index (FII). What is Glycemic Index (GI)? Glycemic Index ranks the carbohydrates from food items as to how they affect our blood glucose levels as carbohydrate in all foods is not equal. Low GI value (55 or less) of carbohydrates lead to a slower and lower rise of glucose & insulin level in blood, as they are more slowly absorbed and digested. GI is classified in 3 levels:- Low: GI value 55 or less Moderate: GI value of 56 to 69 High: GI […]