Glycemic Index (GI)
The Glycemic Index is a number given to foods to help you Understand how quickly they can be digested and absorbed by the body. This short video will help you understand more about this process and also the effect it will have. This can be useful in choosing what to eat or when to eat it in relation to exercise and rest/recovery. It is also very important for diabetics to understand to help control their blood sugar levels.
Glycemic Load (GL)
Glycemic Load is the measurement of the quality and quantity of carbohydrates in a food. To calculate GL correctly use the formula – total carbs x GI / 100(g) = GL