Juices- Blood sugar shopping list - Women's Health & Fitness


Juice gets its bad rep from the removal of fibre, which means the sugar component (fructose) hits your bloodstream in one fell hit. But some juices are surprisingly low on the GI scale.

Tomato juice (38); unsweetened apple (44); unsweetened orange (50); juice cocktails and juices with added sweeteners (>60).

The scale

LOW <55: Slowly raises blood sugar and keeps it stable

HIGH >70 Causes a rapid spike. Prepare for the subsequent crash