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 Bests of Low GI Foods:
Tortilla: A thin disk of  unleavened bread made from masa or wheat flour and baked on a hot surface.
  Food: Wheat tortilla (Mexican) Mexico
  Glycemic Index Value: 30
Glycemic Index Range:
  Serve Size: 50
  Carb per Serve (g): 20.7
  Glycemic Load Value: 6.2

How can the GI benefit you?

Researches have shown that a Low GI diet can reduce blood sugar levels in people affected with diabetes. This is important in reducing the risk of developing long term diabetes-related complications.
A diet that incorporates low GI foods (and that is also low in saturated fat and high in dietary fiber) can be helpful in reduction of the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. It does this by improving the body’s ability to use glucose for energy and by helping to lower blood fats (triglycerides) and raise HDL (“good”) cholesterol. Low GI foods may also help improve satiety (feelings of fullness), which may help with weight management.


Choosing Low GI carbs may help you to:

o Control and stabilize your blood glucose levels
o Control your cholesterol levels
o Control your appetite
o Control your weight
o Lower your risk of getting coronary heart disease
o Manage the symptoms of PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome
o prolong your physical endurance
o Improve your body's sensitivity to insulin
o Lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes
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