Glycemic Index and Pregnancy: A Systematic Literature Review

@inproceedings{Louie2010GlycemicIA,
  title={Glycemic Index and Pregnancy: A Systematic Literature Review},
  author={Jimmy Chun Yu Louie and Jennie C Brand-Miller and Tania P Markovic and Glynis P Ross and Robert G Moses},
  booktitle={Journal of nutrition and metabolism},
  year={2010}
}
Background/Aim. Dietary glycemic index (GI) has received considerable research interest over the past 25 years although its application to pregnancy outcomes is more recent. This paper critically evaluates the current evidence regarding the effect of dietary GI on maternal and fetal nutrition. Methods. A systematic literature search using MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, SCOPUS, and ISI Web of Science, from 1980 through September 2010, was conducted. Results. Eight studies were… CONTINUE READING

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