Low Gi Diet or Low Carb Diet – Which One Is Best?

Written by Lee Dobbins

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While we all know that meats and fats are no carb and green leafy vegetables are low carb, some may not be aware of what foods have a low glycemic index. Most vegetables (except potatoes, beets, pumpkin) have a very low GI. Some fruits that have a low GI include citrus fruits, apples, plums and peaches while most other fruits have a medium GI value. Oatmeal, most pasta and whole wheat bread also have a low gi.

So which diet is best?

Where many people inrepparttar health and nutrition profession consider a low carb diet to be unhealthy, most everyone would consider a gi diet to be very healthy. Studies have shown that eating lots of fruits and vegetables can help to bolster your immune system thus allowing you to fight disease and eating high fat meats may adversely affect your health and help contribute to heart disease. That being said, it has also been shown that being overweight is a major health risk for many diseases sorepparttar 105982 best diet is probably one that works for you! Some folks might respond better to a low carb, others to a low gi. Either way, it makes sense to make healthy food choices, limit food intake and exercise for your good health.

Lee Dobbins is owner and editor of Low Carb And Low GI Resource where you can learn more about the glycemic index value of foods.

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US Goverment's New Low Carb Ruling

Written by Nerello Glasure

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The government's bureau is inrepparttar process of taking a comprehensive review of all aspects of wine and labeling and advertising. One ofrepparttar 105981 rulemaking determinations will be onrepparttar 105982 possible mandatory or voluntary use of nutritional information on wine labels. However, rather than waitingrepparttar 105983 completion ofrepparttar 105984 more comprehensive review,repparttar 105985 bureau moved forward with Ruling 2004-1.

Low-Carb Rules The government's low-carb criteria fromrepparttar 105986 ruling statesrepparttar 105987 wine must have lower than 7 grams in a 5oz serving. Most Champagnes and dry wines will easily make that classification. Inrepparttar 105988 situation where wines come with slightly higher carbohydrate content (more than 7 grams),repparttar 105989 government approvedrepparttar 105990 use ofrepparttar 105991 terms "reduced carbohydrate" and "lower carbohydrate" (as well as similar terms). These can be used on labels or advertising as long asrepparttar 105992 term is used as part of a statement that specifiesrepparttar 105993 number of carbohydrates per serving size, and compares that number withrepparttar 105994 number of carbohydrates in another specified product made by that producer.

Nerello Glasure [Fashion Artist of Zany Wearables: http://www.zanygiftware.com and a Publishing Member of the Wine Resource: http://www.winedefinitions.com.]

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