Little list of glycemic index items I found


#1

sure how to use this other than knowing the higher the number the fatter I will get eating that food…LOL

Food Glycemic index Glycemic load per serving
Apple 39 6
Baguette, white, plain 95 15
Banana, ripe 62 16
Brown rice 50 16
Carrots 35 2
Dates, dried 42 18
Cranberry juice cocktail 68 24
Graham crackers 74 14
Grapefruit 25 3
Green peas 51 4
Ice cream 57 6
Instant oatmeal 83 30
Milk, full fat 41 5
Milk, skim 32 4
Orange 40 4
Orange juice, unsweetened 50 12
Parsnips 52 4
Potato, russet, baked 111 33
Potato, white, boiled 82 21
Quinoa 53 13
Spaghetti, white, boiled 46 22
Spaghetti, wholemeal, boiled 42 17
Sponge cake, plain 46 17
Shortbread 64 10
Sweet potato, average 70 22
White rice 89 43
White basmati rice, quick-cooking 67 28
Whole-wheat bread 71 9
Yam 54 20


#2

The higher the gly. ind. the higher it will raise your blood sugar. of course we are all different and this may not always be true for some, but in general this is a good reference. :slight_smile: