High Glycemic Food Triggers Diabetes - Although diabetes mellitus diabetes is often called, is actually the main factor of this disease is not caused by excess sugar. According to research, foods with a high glycemic index is the culprit diabetes.
The glycemic index (GI) is an indicator of fast or slow carbohydrates in the food element in improving blood sugar levels in the body. Foods with a low GI safer for people with diabetes and obesity.
Results of analysis of 24 studies published since 1997 and 125,000 people trace the adult diet, and concluded that people who consume less fiber and processed foods often high-risk of diabetes.
"The food was quickly raise blood sugar levels that will make the pancreas work harder to produce insulin after a meal, every day,"said Dr.David Ludwig of Children's Hospital Boston that much research on diabetes.
Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Oxford, UK.
In general, the respondents in the study were eating about 139 grams of sugar. In any added sugar as much as 100 grams per 2000 calories daily, a person's risk for developing diabetes mellitus up to 45 percent.
"Very easy to get 100 grams of sugar, especially if we are not careful in choosing the right foods," said Heidi Silver, nutrition expert who was not involved in the study.
Foods with a low GI, such as fish, meat, vegetables and fruits are high in fiber, nuts, brown rice, or dairy products.
Communities also have to know which foods have a high GI. For example, ripe bananas have a higher sugar content than those who still mengkal.
Foods such as protein bars or fiber bars also need to watch out because it is not the same as the fiber from vegetables or fruits. In developed countries generally many food products that are labeled glycemic index.
On the internet quite a lot of information about the IG table food. One is www.glycemicindex.com