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World J Diabetes. Sep 15, 2016; 7(17): 354-395
Published online Sep 15, 2016. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v7.i17.354
Table 3 Glycaemic index, glycaemic load and carbohydrates portion
GI: Observed increase in blood glucose after eating 50 g of a food, compared with the observed increase after intake of 50 g of white bread or glucose
Glycaemic load: GI × total amount of carbohydrates (grams) of the usual food portion
Carbohydrates portion: amount of food containing 10 g of carbohydrates