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What is the glycemic index and glycemic load for plantain chips?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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In brief: Glycemic index/load

Glycemic index is a measurement of how high your sugars will increase upon eating 100g of a specific food.
Glycemic load is a calculated value based upon glycemic index but standardized for serving size. Check out http://www.Glycemicindex.Com/ & http://www.Health.Harvard.Edu/newsweek/glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.Htm. Some studies suggest low glycemic index/load are healthier diet.

In brief: Glycemic index/load

Glycemic index is a measurement of how high your sugars will increase upon eating 100g of a specific food.
Glycemic load is a calculated value based upon glycemic index but standardized for serving size. Check out http://www.Glycemicindex.Com/ & http://www.Health.Harvard.Edu/newsweek/glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.Htm. Some studies suggest low glycemic index/load are healthier diet.
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