Snacks and Desserts (Low GI)
A tantalizing compilation of Low Glycemic Index (Low GI) & low fat snacks and desserts
Control a massive appetite: Eat foods with a low GI (under 55) such as apples, milk, yogurt, hummus, and nuts. Your body will digest these foods slowly leaving you feeling full longer & allowing you to eat less without feeling hungry. GI is a value obtained by monitoring a persons blood sugar after eating food. Foods that satisfy your hunger and blood sugar levels will leave you less likely to snack. Eat 5 meals (3 small meals & 2 snacks) each day to keep your blood sugar levels elevated.
Glycemic Index Snack Food list! Low GI diets have been shown to improve both glucose and lipid levels in people with diabetes (type 1 and type 2). They have benefits for weight control because they help control appetite and delay hunger. Low GI diets also reduce insulin levels and insulin resistance.