Surprisingly, on this scale, complex carbohydrate foods such as Shredded Wheat and wholemeal bread have a high GI (approx. 70) and raise blood sugar nearly as fast or faster than a chocolate bar. By contrast most fruits and milk - which are rich in sugars - have a relatively low GI (less than 50). Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-113379/What-best-time-day-eat-carbs.html#ixzz2nzQy3GGj
Maintaining low blood sugar levels can be difficult for diabetic patients. While a low carb diet appears to be useful on the whole, there are also many foods shown to help. Either by lowering blood sugars and/or improving insulin sensitivity. For more information on each food, visit http://www.dietvsdisease.org/foods-lower-blood-sugars-diabetics/
The Truth about the Glycemic Load – Tells You How Much Carb (Sugar) Your Food Actually Contains (Whereas the Glycemic Index Only Measures the Effect of Glucose on Your Blood Sugar) The glycemic index on its own can be very helpful, but there were some people who felt that it had 1 serious limitation. While it measured how quickly the sugar of a particular food entered your bloodstream & spiked your glucose level, it didn’t take into account how much carb (sugar) was actually in that food.