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Obesity is a major health problem in current society leading to death. Obesity is defined as increased body weight due to the excess amount of food energy intake and low physical activity. Although all sources of food contribute to obesity, especially if the diet is consumed high in fat and carbohydrate such as sugars and starches. These diets high in carbohydrates have an effect on the glycemic index of an individual. The glycemic index ranks the carbohydrate sources based on their rate of glycemic response, the conversion of glucose within the human body). The higher the number of glycemic index of a food the more rapidly it will cause a rise in blood sugar level of an individual. The high blood sugar level can further lead to other problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and so on. Your body performs best when your blood sugar level is kept under control. If it increases then your brain signals your pancreas to secrete more insulin, which brings your blood sugar back down but by converting the excess sugar to stored fat. Indeed, several trails have sugges…
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