The Glycaemic Index of Common Foods

 

INDEX (SCORE)

FOOD

 

INDEX (SCORE)

SUGARS

 

Kelloggs All-Bran

52

Glucose

100

Porridge oats

49

Maltose

100

PULSES

 

Honey

87

Baked beans

48

Sucrose (sugar)

59

Butter beans

36

Fructose (fruit sugar)

20

Chick peas

36

FRUIT

 

Blackeye beans

33

Watermelon

72

Haricot beans

31

Pineapple

66

Kidney beans

29

Melon

65

Lentils

29

Raisins

64

Soya beans

15

Banana

62

DAIRY PRODUCTS/

SUBSTITUTES

 

Kiwi fruit

52

Ice cream

50

Grapes

46

Yoghurt

36

Orange

40

Whole milk

34

Apple

39

Skimmed milk

32

Plum

39

VEGETABLES

 

Pear

38

Parsnips (cooked)

97

Grapefruit

25

Potato (baked)

85

Cherries

25

French fries

75

GRAINS & GRAIN PRODUCTS

 

Potato (new)

70

French baguette

95

Beetroot (cooked)

64

White rice

72

Sweetcorn

59

Bagel

72

Sweet potato

54

White bread

70

Peas

51

Wholemeal bread

69

Carrot

49

Ryvita

69

SNACKS & DRINKS

 

Crumpet

69

Lucozade

95

Brown rice

66

Jelly beans

80

Pastry

59

Corn chips

72

Basmati rice

58

Fanta

68

White spaghetti

50

Mars Bar

68

Instant noodles

46

Squash (diluted)

66

Wholegrain wheat bread

46

Muesli bar

61

Wholemeal spaghetti

42

Potato crisps

54

Wholegrain rye bread

41

Orange juice

46

Barley

26

Apple juice

40

CEREALS

 

Peanuts

14

Cornflakes

80

 

 

Puffed rice

73

 

 

Weetabix

69

 

 

Shredded wheat

67

 

 

Muesli

66

 

 

Kelloggs Special K

54