Glycemic and insulinemic responses in women consuming extruded amaranth

It’s always good to keep up to date on information on the grains that we replace wheat for.

This study looks at amaranth and finds the glycemic index higher than that of white bread. The authors do note, however, that the amaranth was from processed snacks and this may have had a large effect on the glycemic index. You can bet the processing definitely puts a negative factor to the grain.

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