Foods low in glycemic load don't reduce metabolic syndrome risk

06/7/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

A small study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found diets containing foods with low glycemic loads did not reduce the risk for metabolic syndrome in high-risk overweight patients. Researchers said test foods with comparable macronutrient and fiber compositions but different GLs and glycemic indexes did not change markers for metabolic syndrome.

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