Martin D. Fried MD discusses glycemic index.
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Male Speaker 1: Do recommend to my obese patients and to my diabetic patients that you want foods that have a low glycemic load, things that won't deliver high sugar to your blood. Male Speaker 2: Will be example of some common foods with low glycemic index. Male Speaker 1: Probably the healthiest thing you could eat would be beans, high in fiber and because of the fiber it releases the sugar very slowly into the blood. Whole grains, whole grain rice, whole grain oats, oat for breakfast this morning I had oatmeal, but it wasn't they store board oatmeal it was the steel cut oatmeal because that still has the fiber in it, and that's going to cause the release of sugar slowly into the blood. Male Speaker 2: That is like slow cooking oatmeal. Male Speaker 1: Yeah, yeah slow cooking oatmeal. Plus, the other thing in terms of something that releases sugar slow nature blood, fruits and vegetables; there is no bad fruit or vegetable almost any fruit and vegetable is low in the amount of sugar it delivers.