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The Glycemic Index and Weight Control

Gustafson, R Paul PhD; Nitka, Mike MS, CSCS*D

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318166c2c9
COLUMNS: High School corner
Abstract

THIS COLUMN EXPLAINS THE INFLUENCE OF HIGH-GLYCEMIC MEALS ON BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS, HORMONAL LEVELS, AND METABOLISM. DIETARY PATTERNS BIASED TOWARD LOW-GLYCEMIC MEALS MAY BENEFIT AN ATHLETE'S ATTEMPT AT WEIGHT CONTROL.

Author Information

Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia

Column Editor

R. Paul Gustafson is Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Health Science at Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia.

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