Table 1

Energy content and macronutrient composition of the test meals

HGI mealsLGI meals
EVOOButterLow fatEVOOButterLow fat
Energy (kcal)988982721987996726
Carbohydrates (g)131131130130131131
Total fat (g)40.539.410.639.840.410.8
SFA (g)6.522.12.25.922.61.7
MUFA (g)27.911.16.027.611.26.4
PUFA (g)3.72.21.54.02.41.8
Protein (g)33.934.233.935.135.435.1
Fiber (g)7.77.88.420.820.820.8
Glycemic index (%)65.565.566.241.141.141.1
  • PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acids; SFA, saturated fatty acids.