Dr. Stephen Price
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Glycemic Index List of Foods

This list is based on the latest, most up-to-date research for optimum nutrition and blood sugar levels by Arianna Carughi, Ph.D., C.N.S. and Gene Spiller, Ph.D., C.N.S., Consultants to the Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention.

The categories are: protein, vegetables, fruit, breads & cereals, starchy foods, dairy, beverages, sweets & treats and condiments. Scroll down to see the glycemic index list of foods for the Healthy Weight "Go" and Overweight "No" category that you're interested in.

PROTEIN

Healthy Weight "GO"
Enjoy baked, broiled,
grilled or steamed

Beef, ground (< 10% fat)
Beef, lean cuts
Calamari
Chicken, skinless
Clams
Crab
Fish, all fresh or frozen (canned in water)
Ham, lean
Lamb, lean
Lobster
Mussels
Octopus
Oysters
Pork, trimmed
Rabbit
Scallops
Shrimp
Tofu
Tuna, canned in water
Turkey, skinless
Venison

Overweight "NO"
Avoid breaded, fried,
deep fried or sauteed foods.

Bacon
Beef, fatty cuts
Beef, ground (> 10% fat)
Canadian bacon
Chicken (fried and/or with skin)
Chicken (buffalo wings)
Duck
Fish sticks
Hot dogs (pork, beef, turkey, chicken)
Jerky (beef/turkey)
Liver
Liverwurst
Pepperoni
Salami
Sausage
Seafood (canned in oil)
Turkey bacon
Turkey sausage

  VEGETABLES

Healthy Weight "GO"
Enjoy baked, boiled,
broiled, raw, or steamed

Artichokes (and hearts)
Asparagus
Bamboo shoots
Bean sprouts
Beans (green, wax)
Bok choy
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrots (raw)
Cauliflower
Celery
Chilies
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Greens (spinach, chard, kale)
Jicama
Leeks
Lettuce
Mushrooms
Okra
Olives
Onion
Palm hearts
Peas
Peppers (all types)
Pickles (dill)
Purslane
Radishes
Rutabagas
Snow Peas
Soybeans
Squash (all except Pumpkin)
Tomato sauce, paste
Tomatoes
Water chestnuts
Zucchini
Soups made with broth
and the above foods

Overweight "No"
Avoid breaded, fried,
deep fried or sauteed foods.

Avocados
Beets
Carrots (cooked)
Corn
Olives (packed in oil)
Parsnips
Pickles (sweet)
Potatoes (all types)
Pumpkin
Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Relish
Yams

 FRUIT

Healthy Weight "GO"

Apple
Apricots
Berries (blueberries,
strawberries,
raspberries, etc.)
Cantaloupe
Cherries
Grapefruit
Grapes (all types)
Honeydew
Kiwi
Melon
Nectarine
Orange
Palmello
Papaya
Peach
Pear
Pineapple
Plum
Prickly Pear
Starfruit
Tangelo
Tangerine
Watermelon

Overweight "No"

Bananas
Candied fruit
Coconut
Dates
Dried fruit
Fruit juices
Fruit preserves
Fruit sauces
Mangoes
Marmalade
Persimmons
Plantains
Raisins

  BREADS AND CEREALS

Healthy Weight "GO"

100% sprouted wheat
100% whole wheat
Multi-grain
Oat bran bread
Pita, whole wheat
Pumpernickel
Rye
Tortillas, whole wheat
Whole grain
All unsweetened
bran cereals
Muesli (low fat,
no sugar added)
Oat bran
Oats, oatmeal
Puffed wheat (unsweetened)
Rice Bran

Overweight "No"

Bagels (all types)
Biscuits
Bread (except those
on "Go" list)
Bread crumbs
Bread sticks
Breakfast cereals
(all types, hot or
cold, except those
on "Go" list)
Cakes
Chips (all types)
Cookies
Cornbread
Crackers (all types)
Croissants
Donuts
English muffins
Granola (all types)
Melba toast
Muffins (all types)
Pancakes
Pastries (all types)
Pita bread (white)
Popcorn
Popcorn cakes
Rice cakes
Rolls (dinner,
hamburger buns, etc.)
Tortillas (except those
on "Go" list)
Waffles

  STARCHY FOODS

Healthy Weight "GO"

Barley
Beans (black, kidney,
red, garbanzo, etc.)
Buckwheat
Bulgur
Chickpeas
Couscous
Dahl
Lentils
Oats, oatmeal
(all types, no sugar)
Pasta, whole wheat
Peas (split,
black-eyed)
Rice (basmati,
bulgur, parboiled
brown, wild)
Tabouli

Overweight "No"

Beans (baked,refried)
Granola (all types)
Noodles, ramen-style
Pasta (white,
green, red)
Potatoes (all types)
Pretzels
Rice (white, fried,
spanish)
Soups (all types
except veg. broth)
Taco Shells

 DAIRY

Healthy Weight "GO"

Cheese (fat free or low fat)
Cottage cheese (low fat)
Eggs, egg whites (boiled,
poached, scrambled/fried
with non-stick cooking
spray)
Egg substitute
Milk (1% low fat, fat free)
Mozzarella cheese (fat free)
Ricotta cheese (fat free)
Tempeh
Tofu
Yogurt (low fat, fat free, sugar free)

Overweight "No"

Cheese (hard or soft,
except as on "Go" list)
Cottage cheese (full fat)
Cream / half & half
Cream cheese (all types)
Frozen yogurt
Ice Cream
Milk (whole, 2% fat)
Mozzarella (full fat)
Sorbet (all types)
Sour cream (full fat)
Yogurt (full fat)

 BEVERAGES

Healthy Weight "GO"

Water (regular, mineral,
sparkling, sugar-free)
Bouillon
Coffee (regular, iced,
cappuccino, espresso,
latte; no sugar, fat
free milk)
Diet soda
Sugar free beverages
Hot cocoa mix (w/ water,
sugar free, fat free)
Tea (all types, no sugar)

Overweight "No"

Alcohol (beer, wine, mixed
drinks)
Beverages with sugar,
high fructose corn syrup
or other caloric sweeteners)

 SWEETS AND TREATS

Healthy Weight "GO"

Diet soda
Non-nutritive natural
or artificial sweeteners
Sugar free gelatin
Sugar free popsicles
Sugar free pudding

Overweight "No"

Candy bars
Chocolates
Honey
Jam/jelly
Marmalade
Molasses
Frozen treats (w/ sugar)
Soda (w/ sugar)
Syrup (all types)
Tofu frozen dessert

 CONDIMENTS

Healthy Weight "GO"

Butter, butter substitute
(limit 1 pat per day)
Garlic
Ginger
Herbs
Horseradish
Hummus
Ketchup (1 T/day)
Lemon juice
Lime juice
Margarine (1 pat/day)
Mayonnaise (light,
fat free - 1T/day)
Mustard (lo-cal)
Oil (olive)
Olives (packed in water)
Onion
Parmesan, Romano cheese
(1T/day)
Pickles (dill)
Salad dressing
(lo-cal, fat free or
vinaigrette 4T/day)
Salsa (4T/day)
Sauerkraut
Shallots
Sour cream (low fat,
fat free)
Soy sauce
Spaghetti sauce (sugar
free)
Spices (all)
Tahini sauce

Overweight "No"

Bacon bits
Croutons
Lard
Mayonnaise (full fat)
Olives (packed in oil)
Peanut butter
Pickles (except dill)
Salad dressings (full fat
ranch, blue cheese,
thousand island, etc;
fat free honey mustard)
Sandwich spreads
Seeds (sunflower,
pumpkin, etc.)
Shortening (vegetable)
Sour cream (full fat)
Sweet pickle relish

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