Development of a glycemic index database for food frequency questionnaires used in epidemiologic studies.

@article{Neuhouser2006DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a glycemic index database for food frequency questionnaires used in epidemiologic studies.},
  author={Marian L Neuhouser and Lesley F Tinker and Cynthia Thomson and Bette Jane Caan and Linda V. Van Horn and Linda G Snetselaar and Linda Miller Parker and Ruth E Patterson and Ramona Robinson-O'Brien and Shirley A. A. Beresford and James M. Shikany},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={136 6},
  pages={1604-9}
}
Consumption of foods with a high glycemic index (GI) or glycemic load (GL) is hypothesized to contribute to insulin resistance, which is associated with increased risk of diabetes mellitus, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers. However, dietary assessment of GI and GL is difficult because values are not included in standard food composition… CONTINUE READING