Glycaemic index

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A method for assessing the comparative effects of different carbohydrates on the pattern of changes in the concentration of glucose in the blood following a meal. A dose of 50 g of glucose is assigned a glycaemic index of 100, given by integrating the area under the curve when blood glucose concentration is plotted against time.
Source: Biotechnology Glossary

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