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Glycemic index and glycemic load - PASTA AND NOODLES
(for normal glucose tolerance)

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Glycemic
index
Serving
size
Glycemic
load
PASTA and NOODLES
Buckwheat noodles (China)59±918025
Buckwheat noodles, instant (China)53±318022
Corn pasta, gluten-free (Orgran Natural Foods, Carrum Downs, VIC, Australia) (2007)68±818031
Corn pasta, gluten-free (Orgran Natural Foods, Australia)78±818032
Fettucine, egg
Fettucine, egg (Australia)32±218015
Fettucine, egg (Mother Earth Fine Foods, Rowville, Australia)47±718022
Fusilli pasta twists
Fusilli pasta twists (Tesco Stores Ltd, UK), boiled 10 min in salted water (UK)61±118029
Fusilli pasta twists, dry pasta, boiled in 10 min in unsalted water (UK)54±418026
Fusilli pasta twists, tricolour, dry pasta, boiled 10 min in unsalted water (UK)51±118023
Fusilli pasta twists, wholewheat, dry pasta, boiled 10 min in unsalted water (UK)55±518023
mean of four studies55±518025
Gluten-free pasta, maize starch, boiled 8 min (UK)5418023
Gnocchi, type NS (Latina, Pillsbury Australia Ltd, Mt. Waverley, Australia)68±818033
Instant noodles
Instant 'two-minute' noodles, Maggi® (Nestlé, Australia) (1995)46±618011
Instant 'two-minute' noodles, Maggi® (Nestlé, Auckland, New Zealand)48±818012
Instant 'two-minute' noodles, Maggi®, all flavors (Nestlé Australia) (2005)52±218013
Instant noodles, all flavors (Woolworths Limited, Australia)52±218011
mean of four studies5018012
Lasagne pasta sheets, boiled for 10 min
Lasagne sheets, dry pasta, boiled in unsalted water (Value, UK)55±518026
Lasagne, egg, dry pasta, boiled in unsalted water (UK)53±318023
Lasagne, egg, verdi, dry pasta, boiled in unsalted water (UK)52±218023
mean of three studies5318024
Linguine
Thick, durum wheat, white, fresh (Sweden)4318021
Thick, fresh, durum wheat flour, 0.6% w/w monoglycerides, boiled 8 min (Sweden)4818023
Thin, durum wheat (Sweden)4918023
Thin, fresh, durum wheat flour, 0.6% w/w monoglycerides, boiled 3 min (Sweden)6118029
Thin, fresh, durum wheat with 39% w/w egg, (Sweden)4518018
Thin, fresh, with 0.6% w/w monoglycerides and 30% w/w egg, boiled 3 min (Sweden)5318022
mean of four studies52±218023
Mung bean noodles (Longkou beanthread), dried, boiled (Yantai cereals, China)39±918018
Proti pasta, protein-enriched, boiled in water (Vital Nature Inc, San Antonio, TX, USA)28±818014
Ravioli, durum wheat flour, meat filled, boiled (Australia)39±918015
Rice noodles/pasta
Rice noodles, dried, boiled (Thai World, Bangkok, Thailand)61±118023
Rice noodles, freshly made, boiled (Sydney, NSW, Australia)4018015
Rice noodles made from IR42 (high amylose) rice flour, boiled for 22 min (Philippines)4118018
Rice pasta, gluten-free (Freedom Foods, Australia)5118024
Rice pasta, brown, boiled 16 min (Rice Grower's Co-op, Australia)92±218035
Rice and maize pasta, gluten-free, Ris'O'Mais (Orgran Foods, Australia)76±618037
Spaghetti
Spaghetti, gluten-free, rice and Hi-Maize (high-amlyose) flour (Freedom Foods, Australia)51±118025
Spaghetti, gluten-free, rice and split pea, canned in tomato sauce68±822019
Spaghetti, 75% durum wheat flour and 25% chickpea flour boiled 10 min (Rio Dulce SA, Guadalajara, Spain)4118019
Spaghetti, soy (Revival Soy®, Physicians Pharmaceuticals, Inc, USA)847±718017
Spaghetti, white or type NS, boiled 10-15 min
White, boiled for 10 min (Rio Dulce SA, Guadalajara, Spain)5118024
White, durum wheat, boiled 10 min in salt water (Barilla, Parma, Italy)155818028
White, durum wheat flour, boiled 12 min (Starhushalls, Kungsornen AB, Jarna, Sweden)4718023
White, durum wheat flour, 0.6% w/w monoglycerides, boiled 12 min (Sweden)5318025
White, boiled 15 min in salted water (Unico, Concord, ON, Canada)44±418021
100% durum semolina spaghetti, boiled 15 min (Unico, Canada)4118019
mean of six studies49±918024
Spaghetti, white or type NS, boiled 20 min
White, durum wheat, boiled 20 min (Australia)58±818026
Spaghetti, white, boiled
White (France)3918018
White (Nishin Shokuhin, Japan)4618022
White (Unico, Canada)48±818023
White (Vetta, Greens Foods, Glendenning, Australia)49±918022
White (Canada)5018024
mean of five studies46±618022
Spaghetti, white, durum wheat semolina (Panzani, Marseilles, France)
Boiled in 0.7% salted water for 11 min59±918028
Boiled in 0.7% salted water for 16.5 min65±518031
Boiled in 0.7% salted water for 22 min46±618022
mean of three cooking times5718027
Spaghetti, wholemeal, boiled
Wholemeal (Canada)42±218017
President's Choice® Blue MenuTM Whole Wheat spaghetti (Loblaw Brands Limited, Canada)45±518018
Wholemeal pasta, dark durum wheat, boiled 10 min in salted water (Melia Ltd, Raisio, Finland)5818029
Spirali, durum wheat, white, boiled to al dente texture (Vetta, Australia)43±318019
Split pea and soya pasta shells, gluten-free (Orgran Foods, Australia)29±91809
Tagliatelle, egg pasta, boiled in water for 7 min (UK)46±618020
Tagliatelle, egg, boiled (Sainsbury's, UK)54±418024
Udon noodles, plain, reheated 5 min (Fantastic, Windsor Gardens, SA, Australia)862±218030
Vermicelli, white, boiled, VettaTM (Australia)35±518016
Wheat noodle, dried (China)46±618019
Wheat noodle, fresh (China)82±218034