GI Value For Meat and Fish
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GI Value For Meat and Fish

Meat, Fish and The Glycemic Index (GI)

Because the carb content of meat and fish is minimal, these foods have a low-GI value with minimal effect on blood glucose levels. Indeed the fattier the meat, the lower the GI rating. However, since meat is a main source of saturated fat, which is a cause of atherosclerotic heart disease, the leaner the meat the better for health.

By contrast, fish (especially oily fish) and game meats are healthier options. Fish in particular is an important food option in any low GI diet.

See also GI Diet Advice About Meat, GI Diet Guide to Fish and GI Diet Deli Food

GI Diet Advice About Eating Carbohydrates

Excessive levels of sugar in the bloodstream are associated with numerous metabolic disorders, including: obesity, raised blood-fats, insulin insensitivity, impaired glucose tolerance, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance syndrome and heart disease. As far as food is concerned, the best way to maintain optimal control over your blood glucose is to choose carbohydrates with a lower GI value.

GI Values For Types of Meat and Fish

Beef GI
Fish GI
Lamb GI
Pork GI
Salami GI
Sausage GI
Shellfish GI
Tuna GI
Veal GI

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