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Old 05-02-2008, 04:44 PM   #10
Ryan Jones
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Re: Superiority of Carbohydrates

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Originally Posted by Adam Snyder View Post
I'd just like to note that corn is a grain, not a vegetable. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maize (wfs).
Yeah, carrots would be the bad veggie.

Another thing to keep in mind is that fiber and fat lower the GI/GL of a meal, thats why ice cream isn't so bad for you and has a low GI even though its full of sugar (also full of fat). Also why you want to drink whole milk over skim milk. Whenever I cheat with a bad carb and feel guilty I pound a handful of nuts .

The higher the GI, the faster the sugar enters your blood, the higher your blood sugar, the more insulin you secrete, the more glucose gets shoved in the liver, the quicker the liver fills up, the more gets stored as fat. Heres somewhat of an explanation of what insulin does:
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