Monday, February 21, 2011

The Glycemic index and how it can Hurt or Help your weight loss goals.

It's been a while so lets get back to work. Today's subject is the Glycemic Index. Huh, what's that, well the Glycemic index shows how foods affect your blood sugar, in a positive and negative way. The GI also shows how your body stores foods as fats, and how certain foods can put you at risk for diabetes, while others can give you energy to make it through your day or the most grueling workout. I'm not the best to explain it so I put a little video up to help you understand how to make smart decisions on what you put into your body for optimal health and weight loss.

Below is a chart of some common foods and their rankings. Just a little something to get you started in the right direction.