If you are reading this, it probably means that you have heard the phrase ‘Low Glycemic’ or ‘Low GI’ somewhere and want to know what it’s all about. Well, you’ve certainly come to the right place. Glycemic index is the value assigned to each food which indicates how much it affects the sugar metabolism in the body. When you consume food, it leads to an increase in the sugar content of your blood. This is measured against the increase in the sugar content of the blood after the consumption of 100g of glucose. When this is high, you are said to have a high glycemic index; and when it’s low, you are said to have a low glycemic index.
Foods with high glycemic index lead to sharp spikes in blood glucose level, which is not healthy for the heart. Here are five low glycemic index recipes which will help you take control of your health while satisfying your taste buds:
Why should I eat low GI foods?
Here are few reasons why you should be eating low GI foods:
- They prevent obesity.
- They prevent Type 2 Diabetes.
- They help manage diabetes.
- They prevent heart disease.
And now, read on for the recipes: