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What is the Glycemic Index?


What exactly is the Glycemic Index (GI) and what impact could it have for you? Answer the following 10 questions and find out your score.


1
What is the Glycemic Index?
The Glycemic Index refers to the amount of fats in your diet
The Glycemic Index refers to the amount of carbohydrates in your diet
The Glycemic Index is the number used to indicate how bad the foods are for you
The Glycemic Index refers to a food's ability to contribute to glucose levels in the blood stream
None of the above
2
What determines a foods Glycemic Index rating?
The amount of sugar in a given food
The amount of fibre in a given food
The amount of fat additives in a given food
The food's preparation method
All of the above
None of the above
3
High Glycemic Index carbohydrates swiftly provides our blood stream with ___________
Fructose
Sucrose
Glucose
Glycogen
Sugar
Fatty acids
4
Why was the Glycemic Index Diet first developed?
To help dieters to lose weight quickly
To help athletes to carbohydrate load before competition
To help diabetes patients to help control their blood glucose levels
To help diabetes patients to help control their blood glycogen levels
To help diabetes patients to help control their blood insulin levels
5
When is the best time to eat low Glycemic Index foods?
For breakfast
For lunch
For dinner
Before exercise
After exercise
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