High glycemic index foods

The glycemic index is the rate at which enters your blood glucose from food. This is important because if glucose goes very fast and / or in large quantities, our pancreas will react by secreting insulin abundance. This hormone is responsible for transporting glucose into the cells to be used for energy. If this energy is not used immediately, the excess will be stored as fat.

Prohibited foods for weight loss:

  • Refined sugar.
  • White bread.
  • White rice.
  • White paste.
  • Other refined flour.
  • Supermarket breakfast cereals.
  • Cookies, pastries and cakes industrial.
  • Bottled fruit juices.
  • Sugary sodas.
  • Alcohol (our body metabolizes it as if it were sugar).

Replace with:

  • To sweeten: agave syrup, concentrated apple, dates, brown sugar, honey, brown sugar cane or sugar coconut (1 or 2 teaspoons).
  • Whole wheat bread (2 slices).
  • Rice, pasta, quinoa, millet, amaranth and other whole grains (one serving would be 2/3 cup boiled one time).
  • Biscuits and cakes made with wholemeal flour and above sweeteners.