The degree to which insulin rises when assisting with glucose shuttling is called the Glycaemic Index (GI) of a carbohydrate. It is measured against glucose which has a rating of 100. All carbohydrates will have a GI listing and are rated out of 100.
Always aim to eat lower GI foods but remember any carb is best eaten with proteins.
|High GI||Moderate GI||Low GI|
|Baked potato||85||White rice||56||pear||36|
|honey||73||Sweet potato||54||Kidney beans||27|
|Table sugar||65||Apple juice||41|