What foods should I avoid on a low GI diet?
Foods to avoid on the low GI diet
Bread: white bread, bagels, naan, Turkish bread, French baguettes, Lebanese bread. Breakfast cereals: instant oats, Rice Krispies, Cocoa Krispies, Corn Flakes, Froot Loops. Starchy vegetables: Désirée and Red Pontiac potato varieties, instant mashed potatoes.
How do you start a low GI diet?
Limit concentrated sweets—including high-calorie foods with a low glycemic index, such as ice cream—to occasional treats. Reduce fruit juice to no more than one-half cup a day. Completely eliminate sugar-sweetened drinks. Eat a healthful type of protein, such as beans, fish, or skinless chicken, at most meals.
Do Low GI foods help you lose weight?
Many people looking to improve their health, choose to include low glycemic index foods to control hunger, prevent overeating, regulate blood sugar control, and slim down. Some research studies suggest that a low glycemic diet plan can help you lose weight.