Too Much Sugar or Not Enough? A revealing breakdown of managing glycemic levels
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Too Much Sugar or Not Enough? A revealing breakdown of managing glycemic levels

Glycemic Breakdown

 

Hyperglycemia/ High Blood Sugar

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

/ˌhīpərɡlīˈsēmēə/

nounMEDICINE

1. an excess of glucose in the bloodstream,

often associated with diabetes mellitus.

 

What is the Glycemic Index?

The glycemic index (or GI) is a ranking of carbohydrates on a scale from 0 to 100 according to the extent to which they raise blood sugar (glucose) levels after eating

Low GI carbohydrates create smaller fluctuations in your blood glucose and insulin levels – is one of the secrets to long-term health, reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. It is also one of the keys to maintaining weight loss.