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"A Spoonful of Sugar" (Glycemic Index)

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How do we make sure not to spike our systems with sugars or overstock on carbohydrates so they turn into fat, and yet have the energy we need when we need it? A good a way to start is by understanding your "Glycemic Index". *** Join Dr. Jeff and Chaim for "A Spoonful of Sugar". *** Topics covered: Defining "Glycemic Index" * Defining "Glycemic Load" and How to Calculate It * How a Food’s Glycemic Index Affect Your Health and Energy * Is the Glycemic Index a Reliable Guide to a Healthy Diet? * All Sugars are Not Equal * Glycemic Index of Various Foods * How to Switch to a Low Glycemic Index Diet** Plus the last 15 mins of the program is reserved for listener questions. *** (Dr. Jeff broadcasts from Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Chaim from Jerusalem, Israel.)