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GL

(1)
Graphics Language. A graphics package from Silicon Graphics.

gl

(networking)
The country code for Greenland.

GL

On drawings, abbr. for glass.
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Dietary carbohydrates, glycaemic load, food groups and newly detected type 2 diabetes among urban Asian Indian population in Chennai, India (Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study 59).
It was only in 1997 that the glycaemic load (GL), which is the product of the GI multiplied by the amount of available carbohydrate (GL = GI (%) x available carbohydrate), was conceptualised by the nutritional epidemiologists at Harvard University in the USA.
Healthiest: Whole milk | RICE CAKES VS OAT o cAKES "OATCAKES win hands down because they have a lower glycaemic load (GL).
Healthiest: Whole milk Rice cakes vs oatcakes "Oatcakes win hands down because they have a lower glycaemic load.
The trick is to keep your blood sugar levels even by eating a low glycaemic load diet.
This is a vast topic and if you are concerned about your diet further reading is definitely recommended - it would also be worthwhile researching the Glycaemic load as this is becoming more prominent as it also takes into account the typical serving size of a food within its calculation.
Available data suggest that a high dietary glycaemic load is associated directly with increased risk of coronary artery disease (115) and type 2 diabetes (106).
Glycaemic load is a measure of the effect of food on the blood glucose levels as influenced by insulin after eating a specific food.
Rather consider the person's whole diet and perhaps place greater emphasis on a food's glycaemic load.
For fans of Holford's Low GL diet, in which he argues the need to choose foods with a low glycaemic load as the method of losing weight