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Sat Sep 21 08:47:57 UTC 2013

When you are out food shopping how do you figure out glycemic index of the food you are buying?
Asked By: andieswhtales  

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2014-03-19 14:56:08.0

Getting educated on glycemic index and glycemic load is a great idea and you may find that these measures really help you make smart diet choices and control your blood sugar. You may want to buy a book to take with you on grocery store trips or you may find using the Internet is enough. Start with these links:

How to Use GI and GL for Better Control

Glycemic Impact 101

Answered By: Lynn Prowitt
Accreditations: Senior Editor, Food and Nutrition
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2013-10-16 11:30:50.0

The only way I know of is to research your shopping list before going to the store. I have been using the glycemic index for a few years now. In the beginning my wife and I bought a book that listed most foods and their GI #. We also research it on the internet. As you start finding out what foods work for you it will become easier. Good luck. Robert
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