Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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Keeping your kitchen stocked with low-glycemic staples helps you adhere to a low-glycemic lifestyle. When you can easily make food in your own kitchen, you're more likely to make lifelong changes. Here is a master grocery list of low-glycemic foods to get you started.

Food Type Low-Glycemic Options
Breads Ezekiel Sprouted-Grain Bread
Natural Ovens Hunger-Filler Bread
Grains Uncle Ben's Converted Rice
Brown rice
Cheese Tortellini
Bulgur
Pearl barley
Quinoa
Dairy Low-fat yogurt
Fat-free milk
Cheese
Low-fat cottage cheese
Fruit Any fresh fruit
Fruit canned in its own juice
Fresh or frozen berries
Vegetables Fresh, frozen, or canned (except for potatoes, which are high-glycemic
Protein foods Chicken
Lean beef
Dried or canned legumes
Nuts
Tofu/tempeh
Eggs
Lean deli meats
Fish or seafood

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Meri Raffetto, RD, is the founder and developer of Real Living Nutrition Services, providing online weight loss programs to empower people to make small changes to achieve lasting results. Meri specializes in weight management and heart disease prevention and is a member of the American Dietetic Association.

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