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The truth about cravings and how to control them in a healthy way :)
The meaning of glycemic index (GI) :
a measure of how quickly blood sugar levels (i.e. levels of glucose in the blood) rise after eating a particular type of food.
check here for a list of the glycemic index and glycemic load for more than 100 common foods.
recommended amount of sugar per day:
for women : 6 tbsp. (30 g) of sugar.
for men : 9 tbsp. (45 g) of sugar.
(1 tbsp. of sugar = to 5 g)
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The truth about sugar cravings and how to fight them.