The Effect of Glycemic Index on Hormones and Weight
Presenter: Molly Carlson, MD, Polyclinic endocrinologist
Who should watch: Anyone concerned about food quality, weight and diabetes prevention
Summary: Why sugar is sugar, regardless of what form it comes in, and how to find hidden sugars in foods. What is insulin resistance and how it leads to diabetes and weight gain. What is the glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL), and how eating in a lower GI/GL way can reduce both hunger and weight as well as promote healthy blood sugar levels.