"Glycemic Index" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A numerical system of measuring the rate of BLOOD GLUCOSE generation from a particular food item as compared to a reference item, such as glucose = 100. Foods with higher glycemic index numbers create greater blood sugar swings.
- Glycemic Index
- Glycemic Indices
- Glycemic Index Number
- Glycemic Index Numbers
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Glycemic Index".
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