8 Low-Glycemic Sources Of Vitamin C
Both vitamin C and low-glycemic foods can be helpful for promoting optimal health. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and vitamin that can help to protect against heart disease and some cancers. It can also help to minimize the duration and effects of the common cold and is on many integrative providers’ short lists for supplements to have on hand during this season of respiratory illness. The glycemic index is a way of ranking carbohydrate foods on how they affect glucose (or blood sugar) levels. Foods higher on the index result in a greater blood sugar spike, creating a tendency toward carb cravings and fat storage.
Most people associate vitamin C with fruit juices like orange juice. Getting vitamin C from juice is not ideal, being only liquid sugar that has a detrimental effect on health. Learning what foods you can surround yourself with to get vitamin C while keeping blood sugar low is key. Find out what foods are good sources of vitamin C while also falling lower on the glycemic index – click here to watch the video, 8 Low-Glycemic Sources Of Vitamin C.
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