Low Glycemic Food List


Low glycemic food list is a list of popular low glycemic index foods found in your local supermarket.

Now that you know how low glycemic index can assist you in losing weight, you probably want to know which foods have low glycemic index and therefore can help you lose weight.

There are so many different types of food that it is impossible to list all of them here, but the following is a low glycemic food list of most common foods:

 

Food Name

GI

GL

Food Name

GI

GL

Peanuts

15

 

Tomato soup, tinned

38

 

Artichoke

15

 

Haricot beans, boiled

38

 

Asparagus

15

 

Plums

39

 

Broccoli

15

 

Ravioli, meat filled

39

 

Cauliflower

15

 

Carrots, cooked

39

 

Celery

15

 

Snickers bar

40

 

Cucumber

15

 

Apple juice

41

 

Eggplant

15

 

Wheat kernels

41

 

Green beans

15

 

Spaghetti, white

41

 

Lettuce, all varieties

15

 

Black-eyed beans

41

 

Low-fat yogurt, sweetened

15

 

All-Bran

42

 

Peppers, all varieties

15

 

Peaches

42

 

Snow peas

15

 

Chickpeas, tinned

42

 

Spinach

15

 

Oranges

44

 

Young summer squash

15

 

Lentil soup, tinned

44

 

Tomatoes

15

 

Carrot juice

45

 

Zucchini

15

 

Macaroni

45

 

Soya beans, boiled

16

 

Pineapple juice

46

 

Cherries

22

 

Rice, instant

46

 

Peas, dried

22

 

Grapes

46

 

Milk, chocolate

24

 

Grapefruit juice

48

 

Pearl barley

25

 

Multi grain bread

48

 

Grapefruit

25

 

Rice, parboiled

48

 

Milk, whole

27

 

Baked beans, tinned

48

 

Spaghetti, protein enriched

27

 

Porridge, non-instant

49

 

Kidney beans, boiled

29

 

*Chocolate bar; 30g

49

 

Lentils green, boiled

29

 

Jams and marmalades

49

 

Soya milk

30

 

Whole grain

50

 

Apricots  (dried)

31

 

Barley, cracked

50

 

Milk, Fat-free

32

 

Ice-cream (low- fat)

50

 

Milk ,skimmed

32

 

Yam

51

 

Fettuccine

32

 

Orange juice

52

 

M&Ms (peanut)

32

 

Kidney beans, tinned

52

 

Chickpeas

33

 

Lentils green, tinned

52

 

Rye

34

 

Kiwi fruit

53

 

Milk, semi-skimmed

34

 

Pound cake

54

 

Vermicelli

35

 

Bananas

54

 

Spaghetti, whole wheat

37

 

Sweet potato

54

 

Apples

38

 

Crisps

54

 

Source: Low Glycemic Foods

Remember: Foods containing little or no carbohydrate (such as meat, fish, eggs, avocado, wine, beer, spirits, most vegetables) cannot have a GI value. No carbs = no GI.

 

This glycemic food list should give you a pretty good idea on what foods are good or bad for you according to their glycemic index. Always refer to low glycemic foods list when creating your healthy diet menu and you are guaranteed to stay in good shape.

For complete glycemic index foods database visit Low Glycemic Index Foundation

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