Table 5

Glycemic and Energy Density values of the three study diets as reported after 12 weeks
LED* LGI* PC* N p
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Glycemic Index 40.15 8.64 a 42.43 7.35 a 46.69 7.74 33, 41, 41 0.002
Weighted GI 30.04 6.50 30.71 5.81 31.59 6.25 33, 41, 41 0.556
Glycemic Load 54.39 30.14 44.75 27.86 41.58 21.32 33, 41, 41 0.108
Energy Density (kJ/g) 3.68 1.38 3.89 1.38 4.02 1.05 33, 41, 41 0.512

*LED, Low Energy Density; LGI, Low Glycemic Index; PC, Portion Control; GI, glycemic index.

a, different than PC.

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Melanson et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:57   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-57

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