Table 1

Glycemic index (GI), weight, energy density, macronutrient composition, and fiber content of the high glycemic index (HGI) and low glycemic index (LGI) test meals

Test meal

GI

Type of sugar added to the meal (g)

Weight (g)*

Energy density (kcal/g)

(% total kcal)

Fiber (g/100 g)


Carbohydrate

Protein

Fat


HGI

79

Glucose 46.66 ± 2.24

468.00 ± 53.24

1.4

83.5

7.2

9.4

10.5


LGI

28

Frutose 21.3 ± 1.83

646.24 + 72.23

1.1

83.5

7.2

9.4

10.5


*The weight of the test meals (mean ± SD) varied according to the body weight of the subjects.

Cocate et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:1   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-1

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