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Glycemic Index Food List - Low Glycemic Index Foods

Last Update - 7th August 2015

The Glycemic Index Food List or GI Food List (also called Glycaemic Index Food List) measures the "effect of food on blood glucose levels". It is a rank list index for foods based on the how quickly the blood sugar levels will increase after ingestion. A low glycemic food gives a slow increase in blood sugar levels. A high glycemic index food gives a more rapid rise in blood sugar levels. Pure glucose is the food with the highest glycemic index of 100. All other foods have a lower GI and are ranked in relation to glucose.

Glycemic Load Food List

The Glycemic Load relates the GI to the amount of carbohydate eaten in a normal serving or in 100 grams. For more information about a low GI diet see the Glycemic Index Glossary and the Glycemic Index FAQ.

Use the query box below to search through over 1500 food values for the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load. Please note we are the only site that allows the glycemic load to be scaled for different food amounts. For more information about individual food items see our calories and nutrition searchable database for over 7000 food items where you can find the calories, fat, protein and carbohydrate content.

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Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load List

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