The Diabetic Diet: GI/GL Table of Common Food
Learn the GI/GL scores of common foods so that you know which are best to eat
The following table has been modified with permission from mendosa.com, with additional information from nutritiondata.com. The lower the glycemic index and glycemic load numbers, the better that food is to incorporate into a diabetic diet.
Glycemic Index (GI)
Glycemic Load (GL)
|Rye Pumpernickel Bread||41||1 large slice||5|
|Kidney Beans||28||1 cup||7|
|Wheat Tortilla||30||1 medium||8|
|All-Bran Cereal||38||1 cup||9|
|White Bread||70||1 slice||10|
|Ice Cream||61||1 cup||10|
|Low-Fat Yogurt||33||1 cup||16|
|Raisins||64||1 small box||20|
|French Fries||75||? cup||22|
|Vanilla Cake With Frosting||42||1 small slice||24|
|Plain Bagel||72||1 small||25|
|Baked Potato||85||1 medium||28|
|Potato Chips||54||4 oz||30|
|Macaroni and Cheese||64||1 serving||30|
|Snickers Bar||55||1 bar||35|
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