Glycemic Index

The Glycemic Index rates foods by how quickly they break down into sugar (energy). The higher the number, the quicker the food is converted to energy.(You want to choose foods that are lower, so not to raise your blood sugar).

Here is a partial list of some of the foods on the Glycemic Index.
Sugar
Fructose
20
Glucose
100
Honey
87
Maltose
110
Sucrose
59

Breads

Pita Bread

57

White Bread

72

Whole Wheat Bread

72

Whole-Grain Rye Bread
42

Grains

Brown Rice
66
White Rice

72

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti

42

White Spaghetti

50

Oatmeal

49

Sweet Corn
59

Potatoes

Baked Russet Potato

98

Parsnips
97
Sweet Potato

48

White Potato
70

Fruits

Apples, golden del.

39

Apricots

57

Bananas

62

Cantaloupe

65

Cherries
23
Grapefruit

26

Grapes

45

Orange Juice

52

Oranges

40

Peaches

42

Pears

34

Plums

25

Raisins

64

Strawberries

32

Watermelon
72

Vegetables

Beets

64

Carrots

92

Peas

51

Beans

Baked Beans

40

Black Beans

39

Black-eyed Peas

33

Chickpeas

36

Kidney Beans

29

Lentils

29

Lima Beans

36

Soybeans
15

Dairy

Skim Milk

32

Whole Milk

34

Yogurt
36