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Table 2 Glycemic responses, EGL and GL values for the 11 test meals in study 3.

From: Equivalent glycemic load (EGL): a method for quantifying the glycemic responses elicited by low carbohydrate foods

Test Meal AUC (mmol × min/L) EGL (g) GL* (g) GL estimated from EGL**
Nothing (drink only) 8 ± 2 0.9 ± 0.2 0.6 ± 0.1 0.5
Chocolate Shake 8 ± 2 1.2 ± 0.3 0.7 ± 0.2 0.7
Chocolate Peanut Bar 21 ± 3 3.3 ± 0.6 2.3 ± 0.4 2.4
Caramel Nut Chew 25 ± 4 3.7 ± 0.6 2.7 ± 0.5 2.7
Pancake Mix 48 ± 7 7.1 ± 0.8 5.2 ± 0.5 5.3
White bread (5 g Av CHO) 26 ± 3 3.9 ± 0.4 2.7 ± 0.4 2.8
White bread (10 g Av CHO) 59 ± 6 10.3 ± 0.6 8.1 ± 0.7 7.8
White bread (20 g Av CHO) 111 ± 11 20.2 ± 0.2 16.0 ± 0.8 15.6
Glucose (5 g) 35 ± 3 5.7 ± 0.4 4.3 ± 0.3 4.2
Glucose (10 g) 75 ± 6 14.1 ± 0.9 10.7 ± 0.5 10.8
Glucose (20 g) 141 ± 14 26.4 ± 1.4 19.9 ± 0.2 20.4
Least Significant Difference 23 2.9 2.1 -
  1. Values are means ± SEM.
  2. * GL calculated from regression of AUC on dose of oral glucose using equation (7).
  3. ** GL estimated from EGL using equation (11).