Glycemic load is associated with HDL cholesterol but not with the other components and prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988–1994

@article{Culberson2009GlycemicLI,
  title={Glycemic load is associated with HDL cholesterol but not with the other components and prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988–1994},
  author={Amy Culberson and Mohammad R. Kafai and Vijay Ganji},
  journal={International Archives of Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={3 - 3}
}
BACKGROUND Carbohydrate quality and quantity may affect the risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and type-2 diabetes mellitus. Glycemic load (GL) is a mathematical concept based on carbohydrate quality and quantity. GL is a product of glycemic index (GI) and the carbohydrate content of a food item divided by 100. OBJECTIVE In this study, the association between GL and components and prevalence of metabolic syndrome was investigated in a representative sample survey of US residents utilizing… CONTINUE READING
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