Understanding the Glycemic Index

Understanding the Glycemic Index: Glycemic Index Calculator

The Glycemic Index has gotten a lot of buzz in recent years, but it is also one of the most poorly understood nutritional concepts. So what is Glycemic Index?

Here's what you need to know:

  • The Glycemic Index (GI) is a value assigned to foods containing carbohydrates and measures how slowly (good) or quickly (bad) it raises your blood sugar levels.
  • Eating a low Glycemic Index (GI) diet reduces your risk of heart disease and diabetes, and contributes to overall health while boosting your energy!


Now that we've given you an overview, let's see how your diet stacks up on the Glycemic Index scale! Use our Glycemic Index Calculator now!

After we calculate your results, we’ll provide individualized tips to help you hone in on low glycemic index foods to support healthy blood glucose and overall health.

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