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glycaemic load

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glycemic load

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(Medicine) an index indicating the amount of carbohydrate contained in a specified serving of a particular food. It is calculated by multiplying the food's glycaemic index by its carbohydrate content in grams and then dividing by 100. Abbreviation: GL
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High glycemic load is associated with greater risk for colon cancer recurrence.
The high fiber, easy to digest, vegan safe and low glycemic load powder is rich in zinc, iron, and magnesium and can be added to juice drinks, milkshakes, soups, and cereals.
Available in Lemon Lime, Orange, Ginger Ale and Cola varieties, Veri Soda has 60 calories per can giving it a low glycemic load, which does not cause spikes in one's blood sugar levels.
Although the glycemic index of thyme honey in the present study didn't have great difference with glycemic index of sucrose (GI = 68 [+ or -] 5), but because of higher fructose percent has more sweetening effect and lower glycemic load than sucrose and it has been expected that thyme honey consumption compared with equal amount of sucrose has lower effect on blood glucose increment.
According to the SQU study, the term Glycemic Load (GL) was introduced to predict the glycemic response of mixed meals and is calculated as: Glycemic response to mixed meals = (GI x Carbohydrate in the portion of food)/100.
He noted that while type 1 diabetes is associated with lack of insulin, type 2 "is typically associated with other factors such as obesity, lack of exercise and a diet with a high glycemic load.
Women who consume great amounts of foods with a high glycemic index (the rate at which carbohydrates raise blood sugar levels) have a 57% increased risk of breast cancer, while those who eat food with a high glycemic load (a product of the glycemic index and the total available carbohydrate content of a food) have as much as a 153% increase in risk.
3) Lifestyle risk factors for type 2 diabetes for adults include overweight and obesity, (4) high dietary glycemic index (GI), high dietary glycemic load (GL), (5) low fibre, (6) low magnesium intake, (7) low vegetable and fruit consumption, (8) high fat intake, (9) and low physical activity levels.
In addition to its sweetness, stevia has no calories or carbohydrates, giving it no glycemic load and making it a favorite option among those with diabetes.
Though whole grains contain some quality nutrients, they also are higher in calories and typically have a higher glycemic load than vegetables.
Reducing glycemic load may or may not help, but it can't hurt, so we try it," said Shelley Mesznik, a member of the recommendation panel and a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator in Mount Kisco, N.
Glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) have been associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in some but not all cohort studies.