How to Eat Lower on the Glycemic Index
5 tips for low-glycemic eating (and how it can help you lose weight).
Drizzle with a little oil.
Fats, like proteins, are broken down into large particles that take a longer time for the body to digest—so adding a little fat to a carbohydrate-rich meal can lessen its glycemic impact considerably. Drizzle bread with a little olive oil; toss carrots with a bit of tasty dressing. Keep in mind, though, that fat calories add up more than twice as fast as those of protein or carbohydrate—so drizzle judiciously.