Glycemic Index

Glycemic  Index

A low glycemic diet may help you:

•     Lower  blood sugars

•     Lose weight

•     Reduce  insulin  resistance

•     Reduce  symptoms of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome).

•     Improve  endurance training and sports performance

•     Reduce beart disease

•     Lower  lipids

•     Prevent  diabetes

•     Prevent heart disease

•     Reduce hunger


Low Glycemic

Desirable Foods

Medium Glycemic

Moderately  Desirable

High Glycemic

Least Desirable

Grains, Cereals and Breads:    
Oat Bran Cereals


All Bran


Slow-cooking oatmeal Uncle sam’s Cereal Fiber One

Oat Bran bread Pumpernickel bread Whole-grain rye bread Protein-enriched Spaghetti

Rice bran


Cooked bulgar

BranChex Grape Nuts Cream of  Wheat Museli

Shredded Wheat Wasa Bread Brown rice Instant oat cereal

Ezekiel 4:9 bread


Melba Toast


Sprouted wheat bread


Shiloh Farms bread

Instant cereals Flaked cereals English muffins

White flour doughnuts


White breads Com breads Glitinous rice Instant white rice French bread White bagel White pasta

White waffles and pancakes

Cherries Grapefruit Peaches Pears Plums Grapes Apples Kiwi fruit Apple juice Applesauce Oranges Orange juice Prunes Banana, ripe Raisins, dried Mango Pineapple

Fruit juice (sugar sweetened)