Biscuits and Rusks

BISCUITS, RUSKS & SWEET BAKED PRODUCTS
GIName of product / foodGLUnitMass (g)Comments
LowSugalite muffin pre-mix*, baked, Huletts (10 muffins per packet)<101 muffin43
Low2asNice* low GI rusks, cinnamon<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<101 rusk30
LowSugalite scone pre-mix, baked, Huletts (14 scones per packet)<201 scone43
LowRusks, low GI, high fibre, Bospoort<51 rusk16.5GIFSA & DSA
MediumBran muffin, commercial**<201 medium65Australian GI; high fat
MediumMuesli lite rusks, Ouma<101 rusk30GIFSA Active Foods
MediumHealth muffin*<201 medium65Average values
MediumDigestive biscuits, whole wheat, Original, Bakers<51 biscuit11
MediumShortbread** <201 finger30High fat
MediumBanana bread*<201 slice50Estimated GI
MediumCroissant**<30160Canadian GI; high fat
MediumRaisin bread (cake)<10130Estimated GI
MediumCrumpet 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)<101 biscuit6.25Estimated GI
HighMarie biscuits<101 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.

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