The Glycemic Index And Insulin

Understand the basics to make an informed decision.

There are two “new” bad boys in the nutrition bubble: carbohydrate and insulin. The carbohydrate-insulin-hypothesis claims that carbs are noxious for your health because they raise blood sugar and, as a consequence, insulin, inherently making you fat. In the light of this, insulin gets a bad reputation for being the hormone driving adiposity. The glycemic index of foods is rediscovered in a desperate attempt to keep blood glucose as low as possible. But is this even necessary? Let’s take a look!

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