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Guide to Low GI Foods

Low GI Foods

Creating lower glycemic meals and snacks means learning which foods have more moderate and low GI values. To help you plan your daily eating, or create a mini low-GI diet, here are some food suggestions for optimum health, weight and blood glucose levels.

Healthy Low-GI Foods At-a-Glance

Maintain a stock of the following healthy lower-GI foods. (For the sake of completeness, one or two non-GI foods, like oils, are included).

Bread

Any wholegrain or stone-ground breads, any 100% wholewheat bread, pumpernickel or rye bread

Oats and Oatbran

Add to cereal or recipes

Rice

Basmati, long grain brown rice, Uncle Ben’s Converted long grain

Pasta

Most types are fine

Couscous

Served like rice

Noodles

Dried thin egg noodles

Beans (Canned or Dry)

Garbanzo beans, haricot, kidney, lima, pinto, soybeans

Lentils

Any type

Dried Fruits

Apricots, berries, figs, prunes

Frozen Fruits

Any type, but berries are particularly good

Nuts

Peanuts, walnuts, Brazils

Canned Fish (in Water)

Tuna, sardines, mackerel, salmon

Canned Vegetables (for Quick Use)

Asparagus, beans, carrots, mushrooms, peas

Frozen Vegetables

Beans, broccoli, cauliflower, corn, peas, spinach

Oils

Olive oil, canola, flaxseed, wheatgerm

Condiments

Lemon juice, soy, chili sauce

Dairy

Fat-free milk, Reduced-fat fruit yogurt, Reduced-fat cheese, Reduced-fat ice cream

Eggs

Organic are best

Fresh Fruits

Any type, choose a variety

Fresh Vegetables

Any type, choose a variety

Beverages

Bottled water, fruit juices

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