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Glycemic Load

Is the Glycemic Index Reliable and of Any Use?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The glycemic index has crept upon our food experience. Once a term used by people in white lab coats, reserved to diabetes clinics, it's now part of p...

Forbidden Fruit: The Good and The Bad Fruits

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Let's cut to the chase. Blueberries, grapes, apples, bananas and grapefruit were significantly associated with lower risk of Type 2 diabetes. Fruit juice consumption was associated with an increased risk.

Why You Should Understand Glycemic Load

Riva Greenberg | Posted 08.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I was confused about the difference between these two systems so I spoke with registered dietitian Susan Weiner, who straightened me out.

Glycemic Index and Diabetes: The Jury's Still Out

Tim Harlan, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Harlan, M.D.

Glycemic index is certainly a useful tool, but it does not (yet) appear to be the single best answer for controlling blood sugars or preventing the development of Type 2 diabetes.