Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Glycemic Load vs. The Glycemic Index for Controlling Blood Sugar

Hello again,

For those of you who have heard about the glycemic index, there is a new concept that many nutritionists feel is more valuable for determining how various carbohydrate foods affect your blood sugar levels.

It is called the Glycemic Load

It differs from the glycemic index in that it uses the actual carbohydrate count of your foods to determine the effect on your blood sugar level. Check out my new page on the Glycemic Load and why it is a more effective tool for managing blood sugar.

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