What is Glycemic Index Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets


The glycemic index is a measure of a food's short term impact on your blood sugar. The low glycemic diet emphasizes foods with a lower glycemic index. This diet serves as the foundation for many other diets including The South Beach Diet, Nutrisystem, and The Zone.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Glycemic Index Diet

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Based on patients currently using Glycemic Index Diet

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as needed 1


Currently using Glycemic Index Diet

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1
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