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The words are bandied about all over -- glycemic index, glycemic load, low-glycemic diet -- but who really gets it? It's pretty scientific stuff, and it's not exactly intuitive. Maybe you heard that carrots are high-GI? (They're not, as it turns out.) Are all high-carb foods also high-glycemic? It's time to get the lowdown. Put your thinking cap on now.

** This quiz is not a substitute for consultation with a qualified healthcare professional. Please read our disclaimer.

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Reviewed by Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN 05/12.

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