glycemic index


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glycemic index

[glī¦sēm·ik ′in‚deks]
(medicine)
A ranking of foods based on how they affect blood glucose (sugar) levels in the 2-3 hours after eating, foods with carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion have the highest glycemic indexes.
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These sweeteners, along with Ace K, aspartame, erythritol and xylitol, all coordinate with the end user's attempts of blood sugar management due to their low calorie and low glycemic index.
Reaven takes credit for getting research on the glycemic index rolling some 30 years ago.
The results indicated that all three groups lost weight and there was no significant difference in weight lost between the low and high glycemic index groups.
The glycemic index dogma dictates that a food achieves its low glycemic status and score by resulting from a slower rate of digestion or absorption.
The evaluation, conducted by Glycemic Index Laboratories through a study of glycemic levels in 10 human participants, found that Sambazon Original(TM) Acai Berry Juice scored a GI of 24.
Dietary glycemic index was positively associated with CRP and TNF-R2 levels.
Made with natural flavors and colors, and with no hydrogenated oils, Low-G nutrition bars also deliver the proven health benefits of antioxidant vitamins, magnesium and chromium, with a low glycemic index for sustained energy to those living with diabetes.
Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc, who is credited with developing the concept of glycemic index and is a professor and research chair at the University of Toronto and director of the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center at St.
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The company has developed a new double-fermented wheat fiber product having a defined low glycemic index (GI).
The independent study was performed by Toronto based, Glycemic Index Laboratories, Inc.
Tests at the Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service (SUGIRS) have verified that the sugar replacer Isomalt from Palatinit has a very low glycemic index (GI).