Start the Day with Low Glycemic Foods
While it’s important to be aware of the glycemic load of the foods you eat, . . . you can count on most plants (fruits and vegetables), legumes (like peas, beans, lentils), nuts and seeds, and whole grains to have a low glycemic load!
Foods that contain little or no carbohydrate, like eggs, nuts, and meats, have a glycemic index and load of close to zero. . . . So what are some healthy breakfast choices? . . . Here are some easy options to fuel you for your busy day:
- plain yogurt, fruit, and nuts
- oatmeal, fruit, nuts
- whole wheat or rye toast with nut butter
- black beans and tortilla (corn or whole wheat).