Perspective: Does Glycemic Index Matter for Weight Loss and Obesity Prevention? Examination of the Evidence on “Fast” Compared with “Slow” Carbs
August 2021 / Advances in Nutrition Glenn A Gaesser, Julie Miller Jones, Siddhartha A Angadi While carbohydrate quality, including GI, impacts many health outcomes, GI as a measure of carbohydrate quality appears to be relatively unimportant as a determinant of BMI or diet-induced weight loss.
In-depth analysis shows dietary glycemic index not a determinant of weight gain or loss. August 12, 2021 – Washington, DC – A study recently published in Advances in Nutrition, a peer-reviewed nutrition journal from the American Society for Nutrition, concludes that high-glycemic (high-GI) foods (often called “fast carbs”) are no more likely than low-GI […]
Review of data highlights benefits of consumption, need for continued research and improved messaging April 6, 2021 – Washington, DC – A new study recently published in Current Developments in Nutrition, a peer-reviewed medical journal of nutritional science, highlights the importance of including refined grains as part of a healthy diet – and, more importantly, […]