The glycemic index, glycaemic index, or GI is a measure of the effects of carbohydrates on blood sugar levels.
Carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion and release glucose rapidly into the bloodstream have a high GI; carbohydrates that break down more slowly, releasing glucose more gradually into the bloodstream, have a low GI.
Low glycemic index carbs which don’t spike up blood sugar and doesn’t promote fat storage.
Low GI < 55 on a scale of 100.
Brown Rice 50
GI > 55 is considered to be high.
Sweet corn 62
White Rice 85
Low GI helps:
a. prolong physical endurance
b. improves blood cholesterol levels reduces hunger and
c. keeps you fuller for longer
Making a few subtle changes to daily food habits by:
1.) reducing the sugary foods intake and no to foods with corn syrup.
2.) Changing eating patterns from high GI foods ( rice, milk ) to low GI ( whole wheat/brown rice, skim milk )
will make a world of difference and fasten the process of burning fat.