PUBH 1517 - (Chapter 4) Carbohydrates 2

PUBH 1517 - (Chapter 4) Carbohydrates 2 - Glycemic Effect...

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Unformatted text preview: Glycemic Effect Definition: a measure of the extent to which a food raises the blood glucose level and elicits an insulin response as compared to pure glucose What affects it, given that it is based on comparing equal CHO? Soluble fiber in the food Presence of protein or fat in the food Starch not always < sugar Glycemic Index (white bread = 100) F o o d G I F o o d G I C a k e , a n g e l 9 5 B a g e l , w h i t e 1 0 3 B a n a n a c a k e , w i t h s u g a r 6 7 H a m b u r g e r b u n 8 7 B a n a n a c a k e , n o s u g a r 7 9 M e l b a t o a s t 1 0 0 C a k e , p o u n d 7 7 P u m p e r n i c k e l 7 1 C a k e , s p o n g e 6 6 W h W h t B r d 9 9 C r o i s s a n t 9 6 M i x d g r n b r d 6 4 D o n u t , c a k e 1 0 8 O a t b r a n b r d 6 8 P i z z a , c h e e s e 8 6 R y e f l o u r b r d 9 2 W a f f l e 1 0 9 P i t a b r d , w h i t e 8 2 Regulation of Blood Glucose Insulin : hormone secreted by the pancreas in response to high blood glucose. Essential for getting glucose into body cells, and promotes the uptake of glucose by cells....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PUBH 1517 taught by Professor Paula.goldberg during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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PUBH 1517 - (Chapter 4) Carbohydrates 2 - Glycemic Effect...

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