With that in mind, oatmeal is a great slow digesting carb. I also like brown rice because most have a lot of potassium in it. Rolled oat has medium glycemic index (GI) rating, about 55 GI. Foods with 100 rating are fastest digested. 1 being the slowest.
In this regard, are bananas fast acting carbs?
Eat Your Veggies. Fruit and certain type of vegetables contain fast-digesting carbs. Among the best high glycemic index fruits are bananas, grapes, watermelon, dates and peaches. Steer clear of apples, grapefruit, pear and prunes when you are looking for a quick energy fix, as these are all slow-release carbs.
What are some fast carbs?
Foods with a high glycemic index include processed carbohydrates such as breads, cereals, sugars, fruits and some starchy vegetables. These foods are considered fast carbs. The carbohydrate molecules in these foods are smaller, especially in the case of sugar, and are broken down rapidly into sugars in your intestines.
What is a fast acting sugar?
A form of carbohydrate that will raise blood glucose levels relatively quickly when ingested. The term “fast-acting carbohydrate” is generally used in discussions of treating hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar.