A low-glycemic diet is a weight loss diet that takes into consideration how carbohydrates in food affect blood sugar levels.
What is blood sugar level, and why is it important in weight loss?
Our blood sugar level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present our blood, it tells our body how much insulin to create.
Does insulin production effect weight loss?
A surge in insulin tells our body to STOP BURNING FAT AND START STORING IT.
What causes an insulin surge?
Eating refined grains and other carbohydrate rich foods can cause an insulin surge.
What is an example of a carbohydrate rich food?
Bread, bagels, pasta, and beans are all examples of foods high in carbs. The Primal Plan does not use any food high in carbohydrates.
To sum everything up a low-glycemic diet is a diet based on controlling blood sugar level. Our Blood sugar level is the amount of glucose present in our blood. Blood sugar level is important because it determines how much insulin our bodies will create. An insulin surge tells our body to STOP BURNING FAT AND START STORING IT. Carbohydrate-rich food can create these insulin surges because they raise your blood sugar. Thus, loading up on Carbohydrate-rich food will raise your blood sugar, leading to an insulin surge, causing your body to stop burning fat and start storing it.
[dropcap]So will I lose weight on the paleo diet?[/dropcap] Yes