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Old 05-02-2008, 06:29 PM   #13
Scott Clark
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Re: Superiority of Carbohydrates

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Originally Posted by Brandon Oto View Post
I tend to think this is overblown, and indeed is exactly the point GL was formulated to address. Carrots have a relatively high GI but still few carbs overall, so their GL is low and if you're stressing about your carrots I'm worried.



In the converse of the above, ice cream is full of carbs but has a low GI due to all the fat slowing absorption, so its GL is rather lower than something like a brownie but still, of course, plenty higher than the carrot.
x2. Well said.

I love these carb bogeyman threads
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