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Learn more about what foods are considered to be low-glycemic at either of the following websites; Fat Wars or Awaken Your Body. Brad King a nutritional researcher, performance nutritionist and fitness expert, dubs these foods as ULTIMATE FUEL!

LOW GLYCEMIC FOODS: (Your Best FAT WARS Allies)

FRUITS:
•All berries
•Apples
•Apricots
•Cherries
•Grapefruit
•Oranges
•Peaches
•Pears
•Plums

NUTS AND SEEDS:
•Almonds
•Flaxseeds
•Peanuts
•Pumpkin seeds
•Sunflower seeds
•Walnuts

SWEETENERS:
•FOS (frycto-oligo-saccharides)
•Stevia

VEGETABLES:
•All lettuces
•Artichokes
•Asparagus
•Azuki beans
•Black beans
•Black-eyed peas
•Bulgur
•Butter beans
•Celery
•Garbanzo beans
•Navy beans
•Onions
•Peppers
•Soybeans
•Split peas
•Tomatoes

GRAINS:
•All bran cereals
•Barley
•Oatmeal/Oat bran
•Whole grain pastas

BEVERAGES:
•Fresh vegetable juice
•Green tea
•Tomato juice
•Water

DAIRY:
•Low-fat cottage cheese
•Organic milk
•Organic plain yogurt (no added sugar)

MODERATE-GLYCEMIC FOODS: (LIMIT CONSUMPTION)

FRUITS:
•Bananas (semi-hard)
•Figs
•Grapes
•Kiwis
•Mangos
•Pineapples
•Watermelons

BEVERAGES:
•Apple juice
•Black cherry juice
•Blueberry juice
•Grapefruit juice
•Orange juice

VEGETABLES:
•Beets
•Carrots
•Corn on the cob
•Lima beans
•Peas
•Potatoes (red, white)
•Sweet potatoes
•Yams

SWEETENERS:
•Organic unrefined brown sugar
•Organic, grade C maple syrup
•Unprocessed blackstrap molasses
•Unrefined raw honey

GRAINS:
•Basmati rice
•Brown rice
•Buckwheat
•Most pastas
•Muesli
•Pita bread
•Popcorn
•Pumpernickel bread
•Whole grain breads
•Whole wheat bread (100% stone-ground)
•Wild rice

DAIRY:
•Custard

HIGH-GLYCEMIC FOODS: (EAT AT YOUR OWN RISK)

FRUITS:
•Bananas (ripe)
•Most dried fruits
•Papayas

BEVERAGES:
•Carrot juice
•Soft drinks and sport drinks (added sugars)

SWEETENERS:
•Barley malt
•Corn syrup solids
•Glucose and glucose polymers (maltodextrin-based drinks)
•High-fructose corn syrup
•Honey
•Maltose
•Sucrose (table sugar)

VEGETABLES:
•Cooked carrots
•French fries
•Parsnips
•Potato (baked)
•Potato chips
•Sweet corn
•Yams

DAIRY:
•Ice cream

GRAINS:
•Bagels
•Breakfast cereals (refined with added sugar)
•Cold Cereal
•Corn chips
•Cornflakes
•Crackers and crispbread
•Doughnuts
•French bread
•Hamburger and hotdog buns
•Muffins (due to the processed flour)
•Pancakes
•Pretzels
•Puffed rice or wheat
•Rice cakes
•Shredded wheat
•Toaster waffles
•White bread
•White rice
•Whole wheat bread

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**Photo modified by Stew-Art-Prints


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