New GI Values with Fiona Atkinson

GI database updated
The database at has been updated with the latest GI values based on the 2008 International Tables which included the GI of 2,489 individual food items (Diabetes Care).

If you want a print version, pick up a copy of the 2009 Shopper’s Guide to GI Values available in ANZ and in the US and Canada. Publishing rights for this handy little pocket guide are available for all other countries.

In the following summary, we have listed the average GI values of more than 60 common carbohydrate-containing foods to help you put the lower GI choices into your shopping trolley and on your plate.

Click on the table for a full-sized view

To have your product GI tested, contact an accredited GI testing laboratory
North America

Dr Alexandra Jenkins
Glycemic Index Laboratories
36 Lombard Street, Suite 100
Toronto, Ontario M5C 2X3 Canada
Phone +1 416 861 0506

Fiona Atkinson


Research Manager, Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service (SUGiRS)
Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences
Sydney University
NSW 2006 Australia
Phone + 61 2 9351 6018
Fax: + 61 2 9351 6022

New Zealand
Dr Tracy Perry
The Glycemic Research Group, Dept of Human Nutrition
University of Otago
PO Box 56 Dunedin New Zealand
Phone +64 3 479 7508

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