Glycemic Index

Foods are rated on the basis of how they influence the glucose levels in our blood. The glycemic index displays the amount by which the glucose in the blood is raised after food is consumed.

The scale goes from 1 to 100. Foods with a score of 55 or less are considered low glycemic index foods.

Glycemic Index of Cereal

  • Kellogg’s All Bran 51
  • Kellogg’s Bran Buds 45
  • Kellogg’s Cornflakes 84
  • Kellogg’s Rice Krispies 82
  • Kellogg’s Special K 54
  • Oatmeal 49
  • Shredded Wheat 67
  • Quaker Puffed Wheat 67

Glycemic Index of Grains

  • Buckwheat 54
  • Bulgur 48
  • Basmati Rice 58
  • Brown Rice 55
  • Long grain White Rice 56
  • Short grain White Rice 72
  • Uncle Ben’s Converted 44
  • Noodles (instant) 46
  • Taco Shells 68

Glycemic Index of Fruit

  • Apple 38
  • Banana 55
  • Cantaloupe 65
  • Cherries 22
  • Grapefruit 25
  • Grapes 46
  • Kiwi 52
  • Mango 55
  • Orange 44
  • Papaya 58
  • Pear 38
  • Pineapple 66
  • Plum 39
  • Watermelon 103

Glycemic Index of Vegetables

  • Beets 69
  • Broccoli 10
  • Cabbage 10
  • Carrots 49
  • Corn 55
  • Green Peas 48
  • Lettuce 10
  • Mushrooms 10
  • Onions 10
  • Parsnips 97
  • Potato (baked) 93
  • Potato (mashed, instant) 86
  • Potato (new) 62
  • Potato (french fries) 75
  • Red Peppers 10
  • Pumpkin 75
  • Sweet Potato 54

Glycemic Index of Beans

  • Baked Beans 48
  • Broad Beans 79
  • Cannellini Beans 31
  • Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas) 33
  • Lentils 30
  • Lima Beans 32 Navy
  • Beans 38
  • Pinto Beans 39
  • Red Kidney Beans 27
  • Soy Beans 18
  • White Beans 31

Glycemic Index of Pasta

  • Spaghetti 43
  • Ravioli (meat) 39
  • Fettuccini (egg) 32
  • Spiral Pasta 43
  • Capellini 45
  • Linguine 46
  • Macaroni 47
  • Rice vermicelli 58

Glycemic Index of Breads inc. Muffins & Cakes

  • Bagel 72
  • Blueberry Muffin 59
  • Croissant 67
  • Donut 76
  • Pita Bread 57
  • Pumpernickel Bread 51
  • Rye Bread 76
  • Sour Dough Bread 52
  • Sponge Cake 46
  • Stone Ground Whole wheat bread 53
  • Waffles 76
  • White Bread 70
  • Whole Wheat Bread 69
  • Glycemic Index of Dairy Milk (whole) 22
  • Milk (skimmed) 32
  • Milk (chocolate flavored) 34
  • Ice Cream (whole) 61
  • Ice cream (low-fat) 50
  • Yogurt (low-fat) 33

Glycemic Index of Snacks Cashews 22

  • Chocolate Bar 49
  • Corn Chips 72
  • Jelly Beans 80
  • Peanuts 14
  • Popcorn 55
  • Potato Chips 55
  • Pretzels 83
  • Snickers Bar 41
  • Walnuts 15

Glycemic Index of Cookies Graham Crackers 74

  • Kavli Crispbread 71
  • Melba Toast 70
  • Oatmeal Cookies 55
  • Rice Cakes 82
  • Rice Crackers 91
  • Ryvita Crispbread 69
  • Soda Crackers 74
  • Shortbread Cookies 64
  • Stoned Wheat Thins 67
  • Vanilla Wafers Water crackers 78

Glycemic Index of Sugars

  • Fructose 23
  • Glucose 100
  • Honey 58
  • Lactose 46
  • Maltose 105
  • Sucrose 65

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>