Estimation of glycaemic index of peach palm (Bactris gasipaes) cooked fruits and chips, and pitahaya (Hylocereus spp.) pulp.

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The glycaemic index (GI) is a physiological measure of a food's potential to increase postprandial blood glucose, as compared to the effect produced by food taken as reference, such as glucose or white bread. Currently researchers and consumers are interested in low GI foods, since their consumption is associated with better weight control and reduced risk… (More)

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@article{Jimnez2012EstimationOG, title={Estimation of glycaemic index of peach palm (Bactris gasipaes) cooked fruits and chips, and pitahaya (Hylocereus spp.) pulp.}, author={G. Betancourt - Jim{\'e}nez and Georgina G{\'o}mez and Ana Mercedes P{\'e}rez and Adriana Blanco-Metzler}, journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion}, year={2012}, volume={62 3}, pages={242-8} }