Tag: glycemic index and glycemic load

Why You Can’t Rely on the Glycemic Index for Healthy Ending

The glycemic index, a value that aims to quantify how fast blood sugar rises after eating a given food, can vary by an average of 20% within an individual and 25% among individuals. That’s the surprising finding of a new study by scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition

Can Beverage ?Boost? Blood Sugar Control?

The Buzz. Novartis, the maker of Boost Glucose Control, boasts its product is: “Specifically formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of people with type 2 diabetes to help maintain stable blood glucose levels.” But is it necessary?The Basics. Boost Glucose Control is the latest addition to the Boost line

Can Beverage ?Boost? Blood Sugar Control?

The Buzz. Novartis, the maker of Boost Glucose Control, boasts its new product is: ?Specifically formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of people with type 2 diabetes to help maintain stable blood glucose levels.? But is it necessary? The Basics. Boost Glucose Control is the latest addition to the Boost

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