First off, it's important not to be intimidated by its fancy medical term; glycemic. What is glycemic? This is where foods such as starch and sugars are broken down and converted into glucose which is a simple sugar within our bodies. I learned this term first hand when I experienced high blood sugar in one of my pregnancy's. With one on one counseling with the dietitian, I learned that the Glycemic Index is a system that ranks foods which effect the blood sugar.
There are 10 myths about the Glycemic Index you may be interested in knowing as you become more aware of this system.