By Dr. Brian McDonough
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – You may not have heard of a low glycemic index diet, but according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, it’s about time you think about it.READ MORE: Pedestrian Struck Near Ben Franklin Bridge In Camden, New Jersey
According to their report, this particular diet, which is not a very strict one, is designed to help keep blood sugar levels stable.READ MORE: 1-Year-Old, 12-Year-Old Injured In Nicetown House Fire
It involves whole grains, protein, fruits and vegetables.MORE NEWS: Clementon Park And Splash World Reopening Friday For First Time In Nearly 2 Years
The researchers followed people for seven months and they found that those who were on the low glycemic index diet not only lost weight, but they were more likely to keep it off.