What is the glycemic index and glycemic load?

glycemic index
September 2, 2016

The glycemic index is a theoretical concept that guides us on the speed with which a food increases glycemia, i.e. the glucose in blood and popularly known as sugar in blood. Let us remember that glucose is going to get through food intake. Carbohydrates are the nutrient that greater effect causes on the glycemia. In contrast, proteins and fats have less of an impact on the glycemia. To settle this…