The Gycemic Index, known as GI is a measure of how fast your body absorbs carbohydrates and increases blood sugar. Carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion and release glucose rapidly into the bloodstream have a high GI, while carbohydrates that break down slower, and release glucose more gradually into the bloodstream, have a low GI
What is invisible fat? It has everything to do with how you dress your food.Tuna fish is a great example. Tuna has one gram of fat, 27 grams of protein in 3-1/2 ounces. If you dress it with about one-half tablespoon of mayonnaise, it has more fat than a pork hot dog! It jumps to a whopping 883 calories with 56 grams of artery clogging fat!