glycemic index(redirected from Glycemic-index pyramid)
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glycemic index[glī¦sēm·ik ′in‚deks]
A ranking of foods based on how they affect blood glucose (sugar) levels in the 2-3 hours after eating, foods with carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion have the highest glycemic indexes.
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