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History of the Glycemic Index


What is the glycemic index, and what foods are listed? How did it evolve, and what is the research behind it? Registered Dietitian Johanna Burani, MS, RD, CDE examines the history of the GI.

Original presentation slides are below:

History of the Glycemic Index – Johanna Burani, MS, RD, CDE from Nutrition Works, LLC


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Gushers vs Tricklers

"Gushers" are quickly-digested carbohydrates that cause a rapid rise in blood glucose and fuel appetite.

"Tricklers" are slowly-digested carbohydrates that are gradually released into the bloodstream and sustain satiety. These are the good carbs.

Johanna Burani
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

Expert in individualized, low-glycemic index (low GI) meal planning.

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