GI Value For Bread
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GI Value For Bread

Breads and The Glycemic Index (GI)

Most types of bread are not low-GI foods. The best type of bread, and low on the glycemic index, is "whole grain" with about 2g of fiber per slice. Breads that are 100 percent stone-ground are also low-GI bread. Stone-ground flour is coarser and retains more of the natural bran coating, so you digest it more slowly.

Bread snacks and muffins typically are high-GI, and for best glycemic response should be eaten in moderation. In general, the less dense and "fluffier" the bread, the greater the adverse effect on blood glucose levels. Indeed, Western diets rich in low-fiber white flour fluffy breads are believed to be a contributory factor to, impaired glucose tolerance, insulin insensitivity and numerous digestive disorders.
See also GI Diet Advice About Bread

GI Diet Advice About Carb Consumption

Excessive levels of glucose in the bloodstream are associated with numerous metabolic disorders, including: obesity, insulin insensitivity, impaired glucose tolerance, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance syndrome and heart disease. As far as diet is concerned, the best way to maintain optimal control over your blood glucose is to choose breads with a lower GI value.

GI Values For Types of Bread

Bread Stuffing GI
Baguette French Bread GI
Barley Bread GI
Buckwheat Bread GI
Gluten-Free Bread GI
Melba Toast GI
Oatbran Bread GI
Pita Bread GI
Pumpernickel Bread GI
Rye Bread GI
Wheat Bread GI
White Flour Bread GI
Whole Wheat Bread GI
Whole Wheat Flour GI

Bread Rolls
Hamburger Bun GI
Kaiser Roll GI

Bread Snacks
Bagel GI
Croissant GI
Crumpet GI
Donut GI
Scone GI

Apple Muffins GI
Banana Muffins GI
Blueberry Muffins GI
Bran Muffins GI
Carrot Muffins GI
Chocolate Muffins GI
Coconut Muffins GI
Corn Muffins GI
Oatmeal Muffins GI
Oat Raisin Muffins GI

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