F - List of Low Glycemic Index

Glycemic Index measures the carbohydrates in a particular food based on how quickly the carbohydrates raises blood sugar and insulin levels.
Low GI = 55 or less - Eat more
Medium GI = 56 to 69 eat moderately
High GI = 70 above - Eat less or avoid if you can.

Fish Fingers = 38
Fettucine, egg =  40
Fruit Bread, Burgen = 44
Fruit Cocktail = 55
Frosties, Kelloggs = 55
Fanta Soft drink = 63
Fruit Loops, Kelloggs = 69
Flan Cake = 65
Fig  = 61
Fillet-o-fish burger 128g = 66

French Fries = 75
French Baguette = 95 
Fig Fruit bar 40g = 70

 I was craving for apple pie yesterday but I don't like eating the pie crust and I don't know what's the glycemic index for apple pie. Anyway, I found a good recipe on Syrupy Apples and tried it. It taste good and yummy!
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine - I used Smart Balance Light instead.
  • 2 medium apples - peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon - I added this. 


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add apple slices; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Stir in sugar and cinnamon; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes. 


  1. I'm doing about GI and GL on my biology course and revising it right now, how much fun is it to learn........

  2. Another wonderful blend of food and flowers enjoyed the post.


  3. I need to go back to watching my GI levels. Been there, done that, fell off the wagon. I entered a biggest loser contest at work. First weigh in tomorrow. Oh, darn. Tomorrow means diet!

    Thanks for the helpful post.


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  5. Thank you Lorena for beautiful photos and informations !!!

  6. Thank you guys for stopping by and leaving me comments.
    @ Sam - It is indeed fun to learn.
    @ Yvonne - thank you.
    @ Joyce - It is easy to fell off the wagon but the important is to get back up again. Good luck on the contest.
    @ Deirdra - Thank you for the award.
    @ Magda - Thank you.


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