People on Low Glycemic Diets Lose More Weight

| Sep 4, 2007

An Australian review of six short clinical trials has found that low glycemic diets (which involve eating foods that raise blood sugar slowly instead of quickly) cause about two pounds more weight loss than calorie-restricted diets.

The review, published by the Cochrane Library, examined a total of 202 overweight people who dieted for up to six months. Even the participants who ate all the low GI food they wanted, apparently stuffing themselves to their hearts' content, lost as much or more weight than people on calorie restriction.

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Source: Medline Plus, August 2007

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Categories: Blood Sugar, Diets, Food, Glycemic Index & Carb Counting, Losing weight, Nutrition Advice, Nutrition Research, Weight Loss


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Posted by Anonymous on 16 November 2007

I also would like to know where I can find more info about low glycemic products.

Posted by Anonymous on 4 December 2007

The Complete Idiot's Gide to Glycemic Index Weight Loss by Lucy Beale and Joan Clark is an excellent source of information about the glycemic index and how to use it to lose weight.

Posted by Anonymous on 24 April 2008

low glycaemic foods cause fullness &hence there is less craving for food


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