Navigation Links
Glycaemic Index as an index of diet and tool questioned

After a Low GI diet, do a rethink. Glycaemic index as a tool and indicator of diet is being questioned now. //

It is an indicator of sugar in foods. High-GI foods, like white bread and potatoes, tend to produce a quick surge in blood sugar, and some studies have suggested that diets heavy in such foods can contribute to weight gain, diabetes and heart disease.

Still, a direct relation and associations between high-GI foods and elevated blood sugar and diabetes have not been found by studies.

One problem, she said, is that a food's GI is determined under artificial conditions where a person eats the test food after a fast, then has blood sugar tests taken two hours later.

According to Dr Mayer-Davis, a diabetes researcher at the University of South Carolina in Columbia said, in addition, many factors sway blood sugar levels after a meal.

The study that was published in the British Journal of Nutrition revealed there was no association between high-GI eating habits and elevated blood sugar among 813 adults who were followed over 5 years.

The health benefits that some studies have attributed to low-GI foods may actually reflect other qualities of those foods - like high fibre content, according to the researcher. Fibre-rich foods like whole grains are often lower on the GI scale.

Dr Mayer-Davis said that in her view, health-conscious consumers should not bother with seeking out the GI of their favourite foods.

Many studies as put by her show that obesity is the "major player" in the risk of diabetes, and weight control is essentially a matter of balancing calorie intake with calorie expenditure through physical activity. Therefore GI in isolation is a questionable tool and indicator.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Poor Glycaemic Control In Hispanics With Diabetes Causes Severe Depression
2. Australian Firm Develops Low Glycaemic Sugar to Prevent Diabetes
3. Tremors connected to Body Mass Index
4. Glycemic Index Works For Diabetes Patients
5. Cigarette Smoking and High Body Mass Index Increase the Risk of AMD
6. Using Body Mass Index Skews Analyses on Obesity Rates
7. A Basic Symptom Index For Early Detection Of Ovarian Cancer
8. Body Mass Index: Do You Know Yours?
9. Body Mass Index may Not Reflect Fat Accurately
10. Body mass index guide needs revision
11. Breast cancer is associated to consuming food with high glycemic index
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Glycaemic Index index diet and tool questioned

(Date:7/12/2014)... Burn injuries increase in the summer as people gather around ... those most vulnerable to these seasonal fire hazards: children. ... burned by putting their hands on the side of cooking ... at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., said in ... you play with fire, you get burned, is true -- ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 ... continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard ... ties elevated metal ion levels to the failure of ... July 2nd issue of The Journal of Bone & ... had received unilateral Articular Surface Replacement prostheses at least ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Doylestown Hospital ... a variety of men’s health questions. Paddock tackles ... to men, why women live longer than men, and ... Men's Health Made Simple featured on Doylestown Hospital’s ... a hernia at any age. If you notice pain, ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Praeclarus Press is excited to ... new resource for women in need of lactation support. ... away from their children. Today’s mothers receive very clear ... but often feel unsupported when it comes to balancing ... evidence-based insights, and written by Nancy Mohrbacher, an international ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... July 12, 2014 The largest pure ... is pleased to announce that it will be opening ... new facility will join four Atlanta-based Nova Medical Centers’ ... at 3209 Deans Bridge Road, and will be open ... , “With Nova’s treatment philosophy of rapid return-to-work ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Burn Injuries More Common in Summer 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 4Health News:Ivyland Medical Center’s Dr. Brad Paddock Offers Tips for Men’s Health 2Health News:Praeclarus Press Announces the Release of Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple by Nancy Mohrbacher, A Much Needed Resource For Today's Working Mothers 2Health News:Nova Medical Centers To Open New Facility in Augusta, Georgia 2
... infected with HIV, immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) appears preferable ... in the Journal of Infectious Diseases and ... early HIV-1 infection remain unproven, the findings support growing ... of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, led ...
... , THURSDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- ... according to a new study. It involved 53 ... by the families of deceased American patients. The pacemakers ... patients. After receiving the pacemakers, all the patients ...
... HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- ... exercising, but new research suggests that several short intensive workouts ... longer, more regular exercise regimens. The small, new ... -- a total exercise time of 75 minutes a week ...
... 15 (HealthDay News) -- Gay men who live in states ... make fewer doctor visits and have lower health-care costs, a ... at a large Massachusetts health clinic that provides services for ... months after the 2003 legalization of same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, ...
... Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 20 million Americans who ... a doctor or other general health care provider, which suggests ... such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, a ... from more than 31,200 adults who took part in the ...
... International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) ... the international lung cancer community on how we should ... initial statement to the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) ... April and also hosted a CT screening workshop with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study suggests early ART in recently HIV-infected patients preferable to delayed treatment 2Health News:Donated Pacemakers From U.S. Safely Reused in India: Study 2Health News:Brief, Intense Exercise Lowers Blood Sugar, Small Study Finds 2Health News:Brief, Intense Exercise Lowers Blood Sugar, Small Study Finds 3Health News:Legalized Same-Sex Marriage May Boost Gay Men's Health 2Health News:Dentists Could Fill Gap in Health Care, Study Says 2Health News:IASLC sets up committee to move CT lung cancer strategic screening forward 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2013-2015" ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) Benefiting from aging ... China,s orthopedic instrument industry has seen rapid ... from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 to 9.85 billion ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 As health officials across the Midwest ... Meijer pharmacies in Michigan will offer ... patients, enabling Meijer pharmacists to administer tests and, in some ... a physician participating in the study. The ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLSN ) today ... to purchase an aggregate of approximately $15 million of ... offering, led by a dedicated health care fund. ... these investors pursuant to which the Company agreed to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 2Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3
... 2011 Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER ) ... in the Company,s Phase 3 clinical program evaluating OMS302 ... proprietary PharmacoSurgery™ products, is added to standard irrigation solution ... maintain intraoperative mydriasis (pupil dilation) and reduce postoperative pain ...
... YORK, Oct. 11, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue: ... 2016 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0336530/Asia-Pacific-Orthopedic-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2016.html?utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Orthopedic ... Outlook to 2016 Summary ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Omeros Announces First Patients Treated in Phase 3 Clinical Program Evaluating OMS302 2Omeros Announces First Patients Treated in Phase 3 Clinical Program Evaluating OMS302 3Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 2Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 3Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 4Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 5Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 6Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 7Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 8Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 9Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 10Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 11Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 12Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 13Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 14Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 15Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 16Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 17Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 18Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2016 19
Colibri style with 1.5 mm long angled tip and 0.12 mm teeth. Serrated handles with polished finish....
Curved shafts with 3.5 mm angled platform and dull finish. Wide serrated handle with dull finish....
Straight shafts with 4 mm jaws. Serrated handle with dull finish. Jaws straight....
Double-ended. 10 mm sickle shaped blade. 27 mm blunt, curved double-edged blade....
Medicine Products: