THE GLYCAEMIC INDEX OF COMMON FOODS


This index was derived from one which appeared in the Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine: 1995: 5: 41-3.


Sugars GI Score


Glucose 100


Honey 87


Sucrose (sugar) 59


Fruit


Watermelon 72


Pineapple 66


Melon 65


Raisins 64


Banana 62


Kiwi fruit 52


Grapes 46


Orange juice 46


Apple juice 40


Orange 40


Apple 39


Plum 39


Pear 38


Grapefruit 25


Cherries 25


Grains and Cereals


French baguette 95


White rice 72


Bagel 72


White bread 70


Ryvita 69


Brown rice 66


Muesli 66


Pastry 59


Basmati rice 58


White spaghetti 50


Porridge oats 49


Instant noodles 46


Wholegrain wheat bread 46


Wholemeal spaghetti 42


Wholegrain rye bread 41


Barley 26


Pulses


Baked beans 48


Butter beans 36


Chick peas 36


Blackeye beans 33


Haricot beans 31


Kidney beans 29


Lentils 29


Soya beans 15


Vegetables


Parsnips (cooked) 97


Potatoes (baked) 85


Potatoes (fried) 75


Potato (boiled new) 70


Beetroot (cooked) 64


Sweetcorn 59


Sweet potatoes 54


Potato crisps 54


Peas 51


Carrots 49


Dr Marilyn Glenville

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