Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

This is a guest post from Meri Raffetto, RD. Plenty of myths or halve-truths are floating around about the Glycemic Index. Let’s just say it’s a topic that isn’t black and white. Generalized statements can make it tough to make the … Continue reading

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Glycemic Index Approach to Your Diet – Pros and Cons

Glycemic Index Approach to Your Diet – Pros and Cons

Earlier this summer, research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association added a new twist to the classic low fat vs. low carb diet debate. Measurements of bodily energy expenditure and hormone levels were taken of 3 groups … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the “Low-Glycemic” Label?

What’s Behind the “Low-Glycemic” Label?

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Ayala Laufer-Cahana M.D. Have you ever noticed the low glycemic Index (GI) term on food packaging and wondered what it means? The GI also makes frequent appearances in many popular commercial diets … Continue reading

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