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Glycaemic Index (GI) Values [Full subscriber]

A previous Blackboard described the concept and determination of GI. Here we look at the actual GI values obtained. A few points need to be specified. The information given applies to the “Area Under the Curve, AUC” calculation procedure (Lionnet, 2019). Most of the results discussed are based on the use of glucose as standard; since white bread is also used, a few results based on this standard have been included. GI values are measured to quantify the effect of foods on the rate at which the human body absorbs glucose.   There are two main requirements to measure GI, namely…

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