A glycaemic index compendium of non-western foods

Christiani Jeyakumar Henry, Rina Yu Chin Quek, Bhupinder Kaur, Sangeetha Shyam, Harvinder Kaur Gilcharan Singh
2021 Nutrition & Diabetes  
AbstractCurrent international tables published on the glycaemic index (GI) of foods represent valuable resources for researchers and clinicians. However, the vast majority of published GI values are of Western origin, notably European, Australian and North American. Since these tables focus on Western foods with minimal inclusion of other foods from non-Western countries, their application is of limited global use. The objective of this review is to provide the GI values for a variety of foods
more » ... a variety of foods that are consumed in non-Western countries. Our review extends and expands on the current GI tables in an attempt to widen its application in many other regions of the world.
doi:10.1038/s41387-020-00145-w pmid:33414403 fatcat:gf442un54za7te2i5pfqwf44bm