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GI Ratings


#1

on the glycemic and insulin indexes, what ranges are considered low.. med.. and high?


#2

low GI- 55 or less
med GI- 56 to 69
high GI- 70 and up

low GL-10 or less
med GL- 11 to 19
high GL- 20 and up


#3

thanks buddy!


#4

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#5

Don't take these ratings too seriously. When carbs/protein/fat foods are combined, individual GIs become meaningless.


#6

thanks but isnt that just a basic understanding?
but it does not render them useless...