A low GI diet is based on the Glycemic Index (GI). It's a great diet for those looking to control insulin and blood sugar, or manage their weight. This banana nut bread recipe uses only low GI ingredients. And it's a delicious bread recipe too.
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