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Episode#5 – All About Low-Glycemic Carbohydrates for Your Health

The Glycemic Index (GI) basically is a measure of how quickly your blood sugar levels will rise after you eat a particular food.

You can also listen to previous podcasts where I shared more about the GI.

Low Glycemic Vegetables:

LOW Glycemic Vegs for everyone: Mushrooms, green peppers, tomatoes, beans and legumes, celery, eggplants, artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, cucumbers, green beans, lettuce, spinach, zuchhini

HIGH Glycemic Vegetabls: Turnips, Potatoes, Yams, Squash, Corn, Carrots, Beets, Parsnips, beetroot

Low Glycemic Fruits : Apples, Cherries, Peaches, Apricots, Cantaloupes, Grapefruits, Plums (Please keep in mind that apples, cherries and peaches are rich in fructose and it may raise glucose for some folks)

High Glycemic Fruits : Grapes, Papaya, Tangerine, Oranges, Bananas, Clementines, Honeydew melons, pineapples, watermelon, dates

Low Glycemic Starches: High Fiber multigrain bread, whole grain bread, whole grain rye bread, quinoa, wild rice, amaranth, bulgur wheat

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