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Glycemic index and glycemic load - LEGUMES AND NUTS
(for normal glucose tolerance)

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Glycemic
index
Serving
size
Glycemic
load
Baked Beans
Baked Beans, canned (Canada)401506
Baked Beans, Heinz Vegetarian baked haricot beans (HJ Heinz Company, Dandenong, VIC, Australia)11401506
Baked Beans in Cheesy Tomato sauce (HJ Heinz, Australia)44±415010
Baked Beans in Barbecue sauce (HJ Heinz, Australia)47±715013
Baked Beans in Ham sauce (HJ Heinz, Australia)53±315013
Baked Beans in Mild Curry sauce (HJ Heinz, Australia)49±915011
Baked Beans in Sweet Chilli sauce (HJ Heinz, Australia)46±615012
Baked Beans in Tomato sauce (HJ Heinz, Australia)401508
Baked Beans in Tomato sauce, canned, reheated in microwave for 1.5 min (HJ Heinz, Australia)57±715013
Beans, dried, boiled
Beans, dried, type NS (Italy)243715011
Blackeyed beans/peas (Cowpeas), boiled
Blackeyed beans (Canada)33±315010
Blackeyed peas (Vigna unguiculata), boiled (Nigeria)11,145215016
Blackeyed peas (Vigna unguiculata), boiled, consumed with 4.24 g salt (Nigeria)11,143815011
Butter Beans
Butter beans, canned, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Cheltenham, Australia)836±61508
Butter beans, dried, soaked overnight, boiled 50 min (UK)26±61505
Butter beans, dried, soaked overnight, cooked in salted water (South Africa)28±81506
Butter beans (Canada)36±61507
mean of four studies32±21507
Cannellini beans, canned, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Cheltenham, Australia)831±11506
Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans, Bengal gram), boiled
Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum Linn), dried, soaked, boiled 35 min (Philippines)101503
Chickpeas (Canada)36±615011
Chickpeas, canned, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Australia)838±81509
Chickpea Hommus dip, Chris' Traditional brand (Capitol Chilled Foods Pty Ltd, ACT, Australia)822±2301
Four bean mix, canned, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Australia)837±71509
Haricot/Navy beans
Haricot/Navy beans, boiled (Canada)31±11509
Haricot/Navy beans (King Grains, Canada)3915012
Haricot beans, home-cooked, soaked overnight, boiled 1h in water, baked in tomato sauce 2 h11 (HJ Heinz, Australia)231507
Kidney Beans
Kidney/white bean (Phaseolus vulgaris Linn), soaked, boiled 17 min (Philippines)141503
Kidney beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) (India)191505
Kidney beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), red, soaked 20 min, boiled 70 min (Sweden)251506
Kidney beans (Canada)29±91507
mean of four studies22±21506
Kidney beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), autoclaved341508
Kidney beans, dried, soaked 12 h, stored moist 24 h, steamed 1 h (India)147015017
Black bean (Phaseolus vulgaris Linn), soaked overnight, cooked 45 min (Philippines)201505
Dark Red Kidney beans, canned in brine, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Australia)843±315010
Red Kidney beans, canned, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Australia)836±61509
Red Kidney beans, dried, soaked overnight, boiled 60 min (UK)51±115012
Lentils
Lentils, type NS (Canada)29±91505
Lentils, brown, canned, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Australia)842±21509
Lentils, green, dried, boiled (Australia)37±71505
Lentils, red, split, dried, boiled 25 min (UK)21±11504
Marrowfat peas, dried, boiled (Canada)47±71509
Mung beans
Mung bean (Phaseolus areus Roxb), soaked, boiled 20 min (Philippines)311505
Mung bean, fried (Australia)53±31509
Mung bean, germinated (Australia)25±51504
Mung bean, pressure cooked (Australia)42±21507
Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan Linn. Huth.), soaked, boiled 45 min (Philippines)221504
Pinto beans
Pinto beans, steamed (USA)11,14331508
Refried Pinto beans, Casa FiestaTM brand (Capital Foods Pty Ltd, Australia)38±815010
Soya beans
Soya beans, dried, boiled (Canada)15±51501
Soya beans, dried, boiled (Australia)201501
Soya beans, canned (Canada)14±41501
Soya beans, canned in brine, drained, Edgell'sTM brand (Simplot Australia, Australia)714±41501
Split peas, yellow, dried, soaked overnight, boiled 55 min (UK)25±51503