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Glycemic index - popular in medicine(Dietology), as well as among people who care about their health, the indicator of the effect of food after their assimilation on the level of glucose in the blood. The index of a specific product depends on the type of carbohydrates and the amount of fiber contained in it, the temperature treatment, etc. It is generally accepted that food with a lower index is more useful because it does not cause a sharp increase in the level of glucose and its fall after it. Knowing the glycemic indexes of popular foods will help you keep your weight in check, be slim and do not overeat.


Glycemic index

Instructions

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To products with a high glycemic index (70 and above), the consumption of which is recommended to be reduced, include:
Beer (110), dates (103), glucose (100), starch(100), white bread (110), fried potatoes (95), buns (95), white rice (90), corn flakes (85), potato mash (83), a chocolate bar (70), potato chips ), White sugar (70), croissant (70).

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To products with an average glycemic index (50-69) carry:
Wheat flour (69), black bread (69), jujube(65), raisins (65), rye bread (65), potatoes "in uniform" (65), sweet potatoes (65), pasta with cheese (64), banana (60), mayonnaise (60), ketchup (55) , Biscuit shortbread cookie (55), kiwi fruit (50), persimmon (50), brown rice (50).

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To products with a low glycemic index (49 and below), the intake of which is recommended:
Cranberries (47), coconut (45), grapes (45), buckwheat(40), dried apricots (40, prunes (40), chickpeas (35), wild rice (35), sesame seeds (35), orange (35), beans (34), pomegranate (34), peach (34), garlic (30), carrots (30), beets (30), pears (30), lentils (30), fat-free cottage cheese (30), milk (30), pumpkin seeds (25), gooseberry (25), eggplant (20) , Almonds (15), broccoli (15), cashews (15), bran (15), cauliflower (15), cucumber (15), mushrooms (15), ginger (15), parsley (15).

Glycemic index of popular food products Was last modified: June 30th, 2017 By Zyzgyocs
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