The nutrition wars over carbs during the last 10 years have led to some serious confusion about carbohydrates, their effects on our bodies and their place in a balanced diet. Are carbs good for you or bad for you? The real answer is there are good carbs and bad carbs. This infographic helps you to distinguish between the two.
Good Foods - Low -Glycemic & Bad Foods - High -Glycemic
Surprisingly, on this scale, complex carbohydrate foods such as Shredded Wheat and wholemeal bread have a high GI (approx. 70) and raise blood sugar nearly as fast or faster than a chocolate bar. By contrast most fruits and milk - which are rich in sugars - have a relatively low GI (less than 50). Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-113379/What-best-time-day-eat-carbs.html#ixzz2nzQy3GGj
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Low glycemic index foods
Low glycemic index foods Glycemic Index and Load Chart Infographic “The Truth about the Glycemic Load – Tells You How Much Carb (Sugar) Your Food Actually Contains (Whereas the Glycemic Index Only Measures the Effect of Glucose on Your Blood Sugar) The glycemic index on its own can be very helpful, but there were some …
Low carb diet for diabetes List of Complex Carbs that can be Eaten Everyday “A great list of Complex Carbs. Info for those with Diabetes or Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).” Consider grain-free as a healthier option. link Fact or Fiction: 5 Low-Carb Myths “1. Myth: Low-Carb Diets Eliminate Fruits & Vegetables 2. Myth: Low-Carb Diets …