Table 1.

Meal Composition Based on Sample Test Meals Containing 1.65 mJ

Low GIMedium GIHigh GI
Foods 55 g Whole egg 63.9 g Steel-cut oats* 60.9 g Instant oatmeal*
 45 g Egg white160 g 2% Milk160 g 2% Milk**
 40 g Low-fat cheese 15 g Half & Half cream 15 g Half & Half cream
200 g Spinach 16.0 g Fructose 19.0 g Dextrose
 30 g Tomato  0.0 g Saccharine  0.2 g Saccharine
185 g Grapefruit397 g Water397 g Water
115 g Apple slices
% Energy from carbohydrate 40 64 64
% Energy from protein 30 16 16
% Energy from fat 30 20 20
Energy density (kJ/g)  2.46  2.52  2.52
  • represent precooked weights.

  • * Weight of oats used were adjusted to reflect differences in hydration, as described in “Methods.”

  • ** Treated with lactase to increase the GI of milk sugar.