By Lisa Shomo
The Traditional Glycemic Index model is over—but your personal response to foods is NOT
The Glycemic Index (GI) has been a nutrition industry standard since the early ’80s for predicting the human body’s response to foods, especially those high in carbohydrates. The index is a tool to attempt to anticipate how quickly your body’s energy may “crash” after consuming foods that contain carbohydrates—such as white bread, rice cakes, or high fructose corn syrup, which are in the highest GI category of 70>.
Jul 20, 2020