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Teri Spring: Understanding glycemic load and the glycemic index

Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 8:30 am

Every carbohydrate food (grains, cereals, sugars, starches, fruits, vegetables and milk) provide glucose (blood sugar).

Glucose is something we want enough of — but not too much of — at one time, or we experience a high blood sugar that now requires insulin. Too much insulin floating around is never a good thing for the human body — diabetes or not.

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