Glycemic Index

Known as: GI, Glycemic Index Numbers, Glycemic Index Number 
A measure of the increase in the level of blood glucose (a type of sugar) caused by eating a specific carbohydrate (food that contains sugar… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Studies of weight-control diets that are high in protein or low in glycemic index have reached varied conclusions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To systematically tabulate published and unpublished sources of reliable glycemic index (GI) values. RESEARCH DESIGN… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Increasing evidence suggests an important role of carbohydrate quality in the development of type 2 diabetes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The role of glycemic index (GI) in appetite and body-weight regulation is still not clear. OBJECTIVE The objective… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The use of diets with low glycemic index (GI) in the management of diabetes is controversial, with contrasting… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Reliable tables of glycemic index (GI) compiled from the scientific literature are instrumental in improving the quality of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Little is known about the effects of the amount and type of carbohydrates on risk of coronary heart disease (CHD… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically in recent years. However, the role of dietary composition in body… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To examine prospectively the relationship between glycemic diets, low fiber intake, and risk of non-insulin-dependent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE Intake of carbohydrates that provide a large glycemic response has been hypothesized to increase the risk of NIDDM… (More)
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