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Is The Only/main Reason(Way) High Gi Diet Harms Is Spiking The Insulin Level?

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Posted 28 May 2013 - 10:02 AM

is the only/main reason(way) high GI diet harms is spiking the insulin level?

 

if no,then why should HIGH GI Diet be avoided?

 

also,care to explain how high GI diet may/may not make skin oily/greasy (increase sebum production)?

 

 

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Posted 28 May 2013 - 03:16 PM

It's not the only reason, but it's a major one.  High GI/GL diet habits should be avoided by absolutely everyone.  Not just acne sufferers.  Anytime you take in more sugar than your cells need at a time, you cause damage. http://dietforclears...887718648240555


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