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Glycemic index and glycemic load - BREADS
(for impaired glucose tolerance)

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Glycemic
index
Serving
size
Glycemic
load
BREADS
Bagel, white, frozen (Lender's Bakery, Montreal, Canada)727025
BAGUETTE, WHITE
Baguette, white, plain (France)95±53014
Classic French baguette (prepared with wheat flour, ascorbic acid, water, salt & 50 g yeast) (France)83±33015
Classic French baguette (prepared with wheat flour, ascorbic acid, water, salt & 50 g yeast) (France)78±83014
French bread, fermented with leaven (France)803013
French bread, fermented with yeast (France)81±13013
Traditional French baguette (prepared with wheat flour, water, salt and 20 g yeast) (France)69±93012
Bread stuffing, Paxo (Campbell Soup Co Ltd., Toronto, Canada)743016
BARLEY BREADS
Coarse barley kernel bread, 75% kernels27305
Barley kernel bread, 50% kernels (Canada)43309
Barley flour bread, 100% barley flour (Canada)67309
Hamburger bun (Loblaw's, Toronto, Canada)61309
Kaiser rolls (Loblaw's, Canada)733012
Melba toast, Old London (Best Foods Canada Inc., Etobicoke, Canada)703016
GLUTEN-FREE BREAD
Gluten-free white bread, unsliced (gluten-free wheat starch) (UK)713011
Gluten-free white bread, sliced (gluten-free wheat starch) (UK)803012
Gluten-free fiber-enriched, unsliced (gluten-free wheat starch, soya bran) (UK)69309
Gluten-free fiber-enriched, sliced (gluten-free wheat starch, soya bran) (UK)763010
RYE KERNEL (PUMPERNICKEL) BREAD
Rye kernel bread (Pumpernickel) (Canada)41305
Wholegrain pumpernickel (Holtzheuser Brothers Ltd., Toronto, Canada)46305
Wholemeal rye bread (75% rye flour with 25% cracked rye grains) (Schilstad bread, Aarhus, Denmark)54307
Rye kernel bread, Pumpernickel (80% kernels) (Canada)55307
Cocktail, sliced (Kasselar Food Products, Toronto, Canada)55307
Pumpernickel bread (Canada)56307
Cocktail, sliced (Kasselar Food Products, Canada)62308
mean of seven studies53±3306
WHOLEMEAL RYE BREAD
Wholemeal rye bread (Canada)41306
Wholemeal rye bread (Canada)62309
Wholemeal rye bread (Canada)63309
Wholemeal rye bread (Canada)66309
mean of four studies58±8308
SPECIALTY RYE BREADS
Bürgen® Dark/Swiss rye (Tip Top Bakeries, Australia)74±4307
Klosterbrot wholemeal rye bread (Dimpflmeier Bakery Ltd., Canada)67309
Light rye (Silverstein's Bakery, Toronto, Canada)683010
Linseed rye (Rudolph's Specialty Bakery Ltd., Toronto, Canada)55307
Sourdough rye (Canada)57307
Volkornbrot, wholemeal rye bread (Dimpflmeier Bakery Ltd., Canada)56307
Cracked wheat kernel (bulgur) bread
50% cracked wheat kernel (Canada)583012
75% cracked wheat kernels (Canada)483010
White wheat flour bread
White flour (USA)5703010
White flour (Dempster's Corporate Foods Ltd., Canada)713010
White flour (Canada)713010
White flour (Israel)78±83012
mean of four studies73±33010
White wheat flour bread, hard, toasted (Italy)733011
White Turkish bread (Turkey)873015
White bread, fiber-enriched
White, high-fiber (Dempster's Corporate Foods Ltd., Canada)67309
White, high-fiber (Weston's Bakery, Toronto, Canada)69309
White bread with enzyme inhibitors
White bread + acarbose (200 mg) (Mexico)18303
White bread roll + 3 mg trestatin (pancreatic alpha-amylase inhibitor) (Switzerland)6,748306
White bread roll + 6 mg trestatin (Switzerland)6,729303
White bread with soluble fiber
White bread + 15 g psyllium fiber (Plantago psyllium) (Mexico)41307
White bread with Sunfibre (Cyamoposis tetragonolobus) (Indian cluster guar beans)
White bread with 3 g Sunfibre, viscosity 1 (Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Yokaichi Mie, Japan)53308
White bread with 5 g Sunfibre, viscosity 1 (Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Yokaichi Mie, Japan)49308
White bread with 10 g Sunfibre, viscosity 1 (Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan)47308
White bread with 15 g Sunfibre, viscosity 1 (Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan)37306
White bread with 5 g Sunfibre, viscosity 2 (Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan), viscosity 239306
White bread consumed with fiber drink
White bread consumed with 5 g Sunfibre (Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan) dissolved in 250 mL water46--
White bread consumed with 10 g Sunfibre (Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd, Japan) dissolved in 250 mL water41--
White bread consumed with 10 g insoluble dextrin (Matsutani Chemical Industry Co. Ltd, Japan) in 250 mL water48--
White bread with 10 g inulin (Orafti, Tienen, Belgium) in 250 mL water46--
Wholemeal (whole wheat) wheat flour bread
Wholemeal flour (Canada)352306
Wholemeal flour (Canada)64308
Wholemeal flour (Canada)65308
Wholemeal flour (Canada)67308
Wholemeal flour (Canada)67308
Wholemeal flour (Canada)69308
Wholemeal flour (Canada)69308
Wholemeal flour (Canada)71309
Wholemeal flour (Denmark)6,7713010
Wholemeal flour (USA)4733010
Wholemeal flour (Kenya)873011
mean of eleven studies69±9309
Wholemeal Turkish bread49308
Specialty wheat breads
Bürgen® Mixed Grain (Tip Top Bakeries, Chatswood, NSW, Australia)69±9308
MolenbergTM (Goodman Fielder, New Zealand)84±43012
Multigrain loaf, containing coconut flour (Philippines)65308
Semolina bread (Kenya)564--
Whole-wheat snack bread (Ryvita Co Ltd., Poole, Dorset, UK)743016
Middle Eastern flatbread97±73015
Pita bread, white (Canada)573010
Pita bread, white (Sainsbury's, UK)67±73010
Pita bread, white (Value, UK)69±93010
Wheat flour flatbread (India)66±63011
Amaranth : wheat (25:75) flour flatbread (India)66±63010
Amaranth : wheat (50:50) flour flatbread (India)76±63011