oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Measuring the glycaemic index - consensus and issues of debate
|Article Title||Measuring the glycaemic index - consensus and issues of debate|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Author||Marlien Pieters and Johann C. Jerling|
|Publication Date||Dec 2005|
|Pages||232 - 236|
South Africa is in the process of legislating food labelling for the glycaemic index (GI). This paves the way for inclusion of specific health messages regarding the GI on product labels. However except for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) guidelines there is currently no internationally approved, detailed and standardised method for determination of the GI.
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