Know Your Glycemic Index with Veera

The GI is a rating system where foods are ranked on a scale of 1 to 100 based on how much they raise blood sugar. If you have PCOS one of the best ways to control your glucose levels is to eat foods that don’t cause major blood sugar (glucose) spikes. Knowing the glycemic index […]

Posted on November 23, 2021 ·

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The GI is a rating system where foods are ranked on a scale of 1 to 100 based on how much they raise blood sugar. If you have PCOS one of the best ways to control your glucose levels is to eat foods that don’t cause major blood sugar (glucose) spikes. Knowing the glycemic index of the carbohydrates you eat can help you fine-tune your meals to keep your blood sugar within a normal range.

CategoryImageFood ItemGlycemic IndexPCOS Score
FruitOrange43
FruitApple36
FruitBanana (kela)51
FruitMango (aam)56
FruitPineapple59
FruitDates (khajoor)42
FruitPapaya (papita)58
FruitStrawberries40
FruitKiwi58
FruitGrapefruit25
FruitPear38
FruitPomegranate53
FruitMuskmelon65
FruitWatermelon76
FruitPeaches42
FruitPlum40
FruitCherries20
FruitGrapes (angoor)53
FruitKala jamun25
FruitGuava32
VegetableBoiled potato (aloo)78
VegetableCarrots (gajar)39
VegetableCucumber (kakdi)15
VegetableCabbage (gobi)10
VegetableTomato (tamatar)15
VegetableOnion (kanda)10
VegetableGreen peas (vatana)48
VegetablePumpkin64
VegetableSweet potato63
VegetableBeetroot64
VegetableGreen beans32
VegetableSpinach (Palak)15
VegetableMushroom10
VegetableYam51
VegetableSweet corn52
VegetableArbi53
VegetableBroccoli15
BreadWhite Bread77
BreadChapati52
BreadWhole wheat bread74
BreadJowar49
BreadMakki ki roti59
BreadBajra ki roti53
BeverageCoconut Water3
DessertsBanana cake, made with sugar67
BeverageBeer89
BeverageSmoothie drink, soy milk, banana30
BeverageApple juice41
BeverageOrange juice50
Whole grainBarley28

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