How to Eat Lower on the Glycemic Index
5 tips for low-glycemic eating (and how it can help you lose weight).
Pair with protein.
Whenever you’re eating a carbohydrate-based meal or snack, make sure there’s at least a little protein in the mix—some chicken strips in your pasta bowl or a light smear of peanut butter on your English muffin, for example. Protein takes longer to digest than carbohydrates, so you’ll have a more gradual rise and fall of blood sugar—and you’ll feel fuller longer too.