Biscuits and Rusks

BISCUITS, RUSKS & SWEET BAKED PRODUCTS
GIName of product / foodGLUnitMass (g)CommentsGF
LowSWEETLY Baking Sugar Substitute. NOMU<51 stick4.5Low glycemic response,
GI Foundation SA -Endorsed
Low2asNice* low GI rusks<101 rusk30
LowBiscuits, apricot, low GI*, Thistlewood<101 biscuit30
LowBiscuits, cranberry, low GI*, Thistlewood<101 biscuit30Estimated GI
LowBiscuits, mixed berry, low GI*, Thistlewood<101 biscuit30Estimated GI
LowPremium multigrain & raisin rusks, low GI, Bokomo<201 rusk30
LowBospoort Rusks, low GI, high fibre, <51 rusk16.5GI Foundation SA -Endorsed
IntermediateBran muffin, commercial**<201 medium65Australian GI; high fat
IntermediateMuesli lite rusks, Ouma<201 rusk30GIFSA Sometimes foods
IntermediateHealth muffin*<301 medium65Average values
IntermediateDigestive biscuits, whole wheat, Original, Bakers<101 biscuit11
IntermediateShortbread** <201 finger30High fat
IntermediateBanana bread*<201 slice50Estimated GI
IntermediateCroissant**<30160Canadian GI; high fat
IntermediateRaisin bread (cake)<20130Estimated GI
IntermediateCrumpet or flapjack or griddle cake (average)<10135
HighCupcakes, iced**<301 medium70Australian GI, high fat
HighJam doughnut**<301 doughnut60High fat
HighWaffles**<301 small waffle60High fat
HighWafer biscuit, plain<51 biscuit4Australian GI
HighCake, Swissroll, with jam<301 slice or 1 mini47
HighScone*, regular<201 scone50Estimated GI
HighBoudoir (finger) biscuits<51 biscuit6.25Estimated GI
HighMarie biscuits<51 biscuit5.6SA GI

Get The South African Glycemic Index & Load Guide for comprehensive explanations, GI-lists, GL-values and the fibre, fat, protein and Kj-values.

A true Low GI food releases glucose slowly and steadily into the bloodstream without overstimulating the pancreas to produce too much insulin. A High GI food, on the other hand, causes a sudden, large increase in blood glucose, resulting to either hyperglycaemia in Diabetics or hypoglycaemia in hypoglycaemics. GI of Glucose = 100
One of the services that we render as the GI Foundation, is to determine the GI of food products. Food companies are welcome to contact us for more information.
The products marked by an * are high in fat.
GF – means gluten free.
GI Foundation SA Endorsed: The product comply with health specifications and are nutritious for healthy and diabetic persons.