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4 Easy Tips for Eating Low on the Glycemic Index

By Joyce Hendley, November/December 2007

No number-crunching required.

2. Fiber up.

By definition, fiber is the part of plant foods that cannot be digested by the body, so fiber-rich foods like beans, nuts, dried fruits and high-fiber cereals, pasta and breads are inherently low on the GI. Focus on boosting fiber by eating more foods like these and you won’t have to think about GI.

3. Pair with protein »



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