How to use the Glycemic Index chart…Correctly
The GI scale may seem confusing at first but it is quite easy once you know what everything means. what is the GI scale? the GI scale is based on the GI of food compared to the GI of pure glucose which has a GI of 100. When reading the GI scale it is important to keep a few things in mind.
-Very low: GI ≤ 39 (= 39 or lower)
-Low: 40 ≤ GI ≤ 54 (= 40 to 54)
-Moderate: 55 ≤ GI ≤ 69 (= 55 to 69)
-High: GI ≥ 70 ( = 70 or higher)
Here is a low GI shopping list from the GI Foundation!
Read more: Easy low Glycemic Index recipes
Here are the GI chart for other commonly used food:
This list may seems long ,however, it is important to note that not every GI for every food is know! For a more extensive list of GI foods please click here!
For a good low GI recipes book I recommends :
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