Glycemic index and glycemic load: measurement issues and their effect on diet–disease relationships

@article{Venn2007GlycemicIA,
  title={Glycemic index and glycemic load: measurement issues and their effect on diet–disease relationships},
  author={Bernard Joseph Venn and Timothy J Green},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={S122-S131}
}
Glycemic index (GI) describes the blood glucose response after consumption of a carbohydrate containing test food relative to a carbohydrate containing reference food, typically glucose or white bread. GI was originally designed for people with diabetes as a guide to food selection, advice being given to select foods with a low GI. The amount of food consumed is a major determinant of postprandial hyperglycemia, and the concept of glycemic load (GL) takes account of the GI of a food and the… CONTINUE READING
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