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Food and Health, Part 8

grape juiceHere are some foods with a high glycemic index.  They should be avoided, reduced in our diets, or at least balanced by lower glycemic index foods (such as combining wheat flour with other whole grains):

  • sugar, honey, syrups
  • potatoes, mashed potatoes
  • corn flakes, rice krispies, all other bleached or sweetened cereals
  • james and jellies
  • fruit cooked in sugar, fruit in syrup
  • sweetened drinks, sodas
  • industrial fruit juices
  • alcohol (except during meals)

This post is part of our Food and Health lunchtime series.  Read all of the entries:

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