All people, especially adults should pay special attention to their blood sugar level. The blood sugar level can be reflected as diabetes or if you are healthy without diabetes it can result in it or give you many other health complications.

Below are listed several causes for high blood sugar level:

use of certain medications


lack of physical activity

certain health conditions

poor diet


It is important to mention that symptoms are not always a sign that you have diabetes. In some cases they just indicate that you have high blood sugar. Some of the most common are:

dry mouth

frequent urination

weight gain


fatigue and infections

itchy and dry skin

increased thirst


problems with nerve

it takes time for your wounds to heal

complications in stomach

difficulty in concentrating

blurred vision


How to reduce its level with help of glycemic food?

As experts explain, glycemic index or GI ranges from 0 to 100. To be more precise, GI measures how much carbohydrate contains the food, which raises the blood glucose. Remember that ingredients with higher GI can be digested faster than the one with lower.

If you want to avert the symptoms of your blood sugar, you should increase the intake of low – GI because they own lower insulin levels. Also these kind of foods can be considered as foods who control the weight.

Glycemic Index Food List:

Low glycemic Foods, from 0 – 54

An egg – 0

Cup of hummus – 6

Cup of broccoli – 10

Cup of walnuts – 15

Cup of cherries – 22

Cup of cashews – 22

½ large grapefruit – 25

A cup of unsweetened yogurt – 23

Turkey sausage

Cup of butter beans – 31

A cup of kidney beans – 34

1 medium apple – 38

A cup of green grapes – 46

1 large banana 52

A cup spaghetti – 42

8 ounces of pineapple juice – 46

1 large carrot 47

1 medium orange 48

A cup of peas – 54

Medium Glycemic Foods, from 55 to 69

Cup of brown rice – 55

Tablespoon of honey – 55

Cup of oatmeal – 58

1 serving macaroni and cheese – 64

Cup of white rice – 64

High glycemic foods who need to be more avoided than consumed, from 70 to 100

Slice of white bread – 70

2 cups of popcorn – 72

Glazed doughnut – 76

Rice cake – 78

1 medium baked potato – 85

Corn flakes cereal – 92

50gr of glucose – 100

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