A Few Simple And Easy Low Glycemic Index Recipes

By Nancy Sullivan

High glycemic index food boost your energy fast, while low GI foods need more time to be processed, and make you lose weight faster. In Boston MA you will certainly find specialists in this particular area of nutrition, and here you will find some interesting and easy to prepare low glycemic index recipes that might be a good start in your quest for a perfect body weight.

The difference between foods with low and high GI is basically in the time needed for their digestion, if you want to simplify the things. Sugar will boost your energy really quickly, but you will probably be hungry very soon after consuming it. If you eat foods with low GI, you won't be hungry, because this type of food won't instantly rise your blood sugar levels, and it will make you feel full.

All foods containing high levels of sugar, processed foods, sweet juices, white bread and similar products are bad for your health. Some other foods, rich in fibers, fresh, with low percentages of sugar, foods that need more time to be digested, provide more energy and suppress hunger. Nuts, vegetable oils and similar products have high energy levels, but low glycemic indexes.

Of course, if you want to lose a few pounds, you still have to pay attention to the nutritional value of the foods you consume or the number of calories. However, choosing a low glycemic index will speed up your weight loss process while you will not be constantly hungry and you will have more energy.

Zucchinis and eggplants with fresh cheese and garlic are easy to prepare and make the perfect meal for hot summer days. Wash the eggplants and zucchinis and slice them into thin, long slices. Season with salt and pepper and bake them for a short while on the grill. Mix fresh cheese, finely chopped garlic and a little yogurt. Spread it on each slice and roll it over. Sprinkle with olive oil and serve with fresh salad.

Whole grain pasta have low GI and makes you feel full. If you fry chopped garlic in olive oil, and add chopped canned tomatoes, dry tomatoes, anchovies, oregano, olives and chili, with some salt and pepper, you will get a perfectly tasty meal. With the addition of fresh seasonal salad, this will make you full and satisfied.

Brown rice with chicken and vegetables is a very delicious meal that you will easily prepare. Cook brown rice. Cut the onions and mushrooms into thin slices, make thin strips of carrots, peppers, chicken, and zucchini, and cut garlic into tiny cubes. Fry it all together on olive oil, add salt and pepper, a little soy sauce and lemon juice. Serve with cooked brown rice.

There is one really simple but delicious dessert that is very easy to prepare. Take a few apples and remove the cores. Mix one egg white with two little spoons of honey, stevia and cinnamon, combine it with 100 grams of ground walnuts, and add some in each apple. Place your filled apples into oven for approximately 30 minutes. If you want, you may add some vanilla, or a little bit of rum in it, too.

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