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Glycemic Index Food Chart

Below is the glycemic index (or impact on blood sugar) of common foods when compared to glucose. The higher percentage, the greater the food's ability to spike blood sugar.

Glycemic Index
100% Glucose
80-90% Carrots
Parsnips
Potatoes
Honey
70-79% Bread (whole meal)
Millet
Rice (white)
Broad beans
60-69% Bread (white)
Rice (brown)
Muesli cereal
Shredded wheat
Beetroot
Bananas
Raisins
50-59% Buckwheat
Spaghetti (white)
Sweet corn
Peas
Yams
Sucrose
40-49% Spaghetti (whole meal)
Oatmeal
Sweet potato
Beans (navy)
Peas (dried)
Orange
Orange juice
30-39% Butter beans
Lima beans
Haricot beans
Blackeyed beans
Chickpeas
Apple
Icecream
Skim and whole milk
Yogurt
Tomato soap
20-29% Kidney beans
Lentil
Fructose
10-19% Soybeans
Peanuts

More information on Glycemic Index

What are the Benefits of the Glycemic Index?

How to Switch to a Low Glycemic Index Diet