Give us a call: 1.800.887.2919



 

Glycemic Index of Common Foods


Untitled Document

Glycemic Index of Common Foods

The glycemic index (GI) ranks carbohydrates according to their effect on our blood sugar levels. Selecting low-glycemic index foods like ExtendBar can help you better manage or prevent diabetes, reduce long-term health risks and help you lose weight.

Glycemic Index Ranges:

Low: <56 Medium: 56-69 High: >69

 

 

EXTEND NUTRITION

The Glycemic Index of Some Foods Based on 100 = a Glucose Tablet

Extend Nutrition Bars

 

Delight Bar - Peanut (0g sugar)

 

32

Delight Bar - Chocolate (0g sugar)

 

41

Delight Bar - Apple Cinnamon (1g sugar)

 

33

Crunch Bar - Peanut Butter (10g sugar)

 

51

Crunch Bar - Chocolate (10g sugar)

 

42

 

COMMON FOODS

The Glycemic Index of Some Foods Based on 100 = a Glucose Tablet

Breads

 

Pumpernickel

 

49

Rye

 

64

White

 

69

Whole Wheat

 

72

Grains

 

Barley

 

72

Sweet Corn

 

58

Brown Rice

 

66

White Rice

 

72

Beans

 

Soy

 

14

Red Lentils

 

27

Kidney

 

33

Chickpeas

 

36

Baked

 

49

Dairy Products

 

Milk

 

34

Ice cream

 

38

Cereals

 

Oatmeal

 

53

All Bran

 

54

Swiss Muesli

 

60

Shredded Wheat

 

70

Corn Flakes

 

83

Puffed Rice

 

90

Pasta

 

Spaghetti (protein enriched)

 

28

Spaghetti

 

38

Macaroni

 

46

Fruit

 

Strawberries

 

32

Apple

 

38

Orange

 

43

Banana

 

61

Potatoes

 

Sweet

 

50

Yams

 

54

New

 

58

Mashed

 

72

Instant Mashed

 

86

White

 

87

Snacks

 

Potato Chips

 

56

Oatmeal Cookies

 

57

Corn Chips

 

72

Sugars

 

Fructose

 

22

Refined Sugar

 

64

Honey

 

91

Note: These numbers are general values, but may vary widely depending on other factors, including if and how they are cooked and whether they are combined with other foods.

 

The glycemic testing on ExtendBar was done by the Human Nutrition Unit at the University of Sydney in Australia — the leader in glycemic index research and testing for over 10 years.