Table 1—

Nutritional composition of meals consumed in the study

Standardized breakfastLow-GI test mealHigh-GI test meal
Composition33 g wholewheat cereal, 250 ml lowfat milk, 1 slice 9 grain toast, 5 g margarine,10 g jam, 2 halves tinned pears150 g boiled spaghetti, 120 g bolognaise sauce,140 g red apple, 300 ml water to drink280 g peeled boiled potato, 120 g bolognaise sauce, 300 g watermelon, 300 ml water to drink
Energy (kCal)412429430
Protein (g)17.026.127.7
Fat (g)8.08.38.6
CHO (g)64.060.157.1
Fibre (g)6.75.97.6
GI493476
GL3120.443.4