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GL / GI per serving of some common foods

(adapted from: http://www.mendosa.com/glists.htm)

Low GIMedium GIHigh GI

  - 55    56 - 6970 – 100

Grapes          8 / 46Pineapple        7 / 59Watermelon          4 / 72

LowApples               8 / 42Cantaloupe        4 / 65Popcorn          8 / 72

GLPeanuts              1 / 14Beets        5 / 64Wheat bread          8 / 71

0 - 10Corn          9 / 54Sugar        7 / 68White bread         10 / 70

Baked beans          7 / 48Rye bread        8 / 58Waffles        10 / 76

Honey         10 / 55

Bananas          12 / 52Life cereal        16 / 66Cake donuts        17 / 76

MediumNavy beans          12 / 38Potatoes        12 / 57Cheerios        15 / 74

GLSourdough bread   15 / 54Wild rice        18 / 57Shredded wheat   15 / 75

11 - 19Parboiled rice         17 / 47Sweet potatoes     17 / 61Gatorade        12 / 78

Apple juice           12 / 40Coca Cola        16 / 63Bran flakes        13 / 74

HighLinguine           23 / 52Couscous         23 / 65Baked potatoes     26 / 85

GLMacaroni           23 / 47White rice         23 / 64Cornflakes         21 / 90

20+Spaghetti           20 / 42Power bar         24 / 56Dried dates         42 / 103

Note that “complex carbohydrates” form the basis of both high glycemic and low glycemic foods; indicating that the simplified concept that “complex carbohydrates” are better than “simple carbohydrates” doesn’t make a lot of sense. Another “note”: when eaten in combinations, then the GI/GL is completely different than the tabled values indicating that actually applying the GI/GL information to a mixed-diet is essentially impossible…

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