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Apr 1, 2011

A - List of Low Glycemic Index

Eating low glycemic foods can reduce your risk of diabetes and heart disease. It can also help you manage weight loss and gives you more energy throughout the day. Low GI foods only cause a slow rise in glucose and small spikes in insulin.
Apples
Apple Raw
  • 1 medium  = 38
  • Golden Delicious = 39
  • Braeburn = 32
  • Other raw Apples = 40
Apple Dried
  • 60g = 29
Apple Juice, 250ml
  • Unsweetened, reconstituted = 39
  • Unsweetened = 41
  • With added vitamin C = 40
  • Pure, cloudy,  unsweetened  = 37
  • Pure, Clear, unsweetened = 44
  • Granny Smith, unsweetened, = 44
Apple Juice with....for 250ml
  • Blackcurrant, no added sugar = 45
  • Cherry, pure, unsweetened = 43
  • Mango, pure, unsweetened = 47
  • Raspberry = 40
  • grape with added vitamin C = 50
  • Pineapple, passionfruit, unsweetened = 48
Apple Baked with ....
  •  Blueberry muffin, 60g = 49
  • Muffin with rolled oats without sugar 60g = 48
  • Unsweetened = 38
  • with sugar = 38
  • Oat, sultana muffin 50g = 54
  • Berry crumble cake 165g = 41
  • Apple Pies = unknown :(
Apricots
  • Raw 120g = 57 it's not a low GI but it's in Medium
  • Dried 60g = 32
  • Dried fruit snack 15g = 42
  • Filled fruit bar 50g = 50
  • Soy Joy bar 30g = 27
  • Fruit Spread 30g = 50
  • Halves in fruit juice 120g = 51

Avocado = I have been searching for GI value of Avocado and unfortunately I only found 1 source and with insufficient data.  It says raw avocado = 50 don't know what's the serving size.

Asparagus = 15
Artichoke = 15


Happy April 1st everyone!

7 comments:

  1. A beautiful and interesting blog, like many of the photos and information.
    Sill

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  2. Now I know why so many people have diabetes and heart disease! LOL!

    Happy A2Z!

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  3. Wonderful and informative start to the challenge.

    Yvonne.

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  4. I love this post; Yum! Well Done~

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  5. Then apple pie is healthy, right? Happy A2Z! :-)

    Penned Pebbles

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  6. thanks for sharing that's a helpful info...I've been eating low GI food just last month and it really worked for me, I lost weight ;-)

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  7. Thank you Lorena for so helpful informations !!!
    You are very pretty woman !!

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