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Glycemic index of foods by name: W

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Comprehensive list of foods with their glycemic index values. In general, the higher the glycemic index, the higher the chance of sugar rush and crash, leading to overeating, weight gain, and increased risk of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Insulin resistance causes weight gain

It is important to realize that insulin resistance that affects up to 71 percent of the population in the United States and similar percent of the population in many countries, leads to weight gain and obesity, and not otherway around.

Obesity and insulin resistance

The popular notion that obesity is the cause of insulin resistance is recently disproven and it now is recognized that obesity is a result of the underlying metabolic process caled insulin resistance in most people.

A diet low in glycemic index or glycemic load, with adequate protein, and fiber can help reduce the risk of excess weight gain by reducinginsulin resistance.

The glycemic index is classified in to Low GI or Glycemic Index, medium GI, and high GI based on the glycemic index of foods.

  • Low glycemic index foods have a GI value of 55 or less
  • Medium glycemic Index foods have a GI value of between 56 - 69
  • High glycemic Index foods have a GI value of 70 or more

How do they determine the glycemic index of foods?

The glycemic index is a number obtained by monitoring a persons blood sugar after eating the food which in turn signifies how much of the anabolic(body building) hormone, insulin, is needed to utilize the carbohydrate and how quickly does the body has to produce this hormone called insulin.

Glycemic index of foods by name

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Glycemic index of Foods Starting With Letter W

Description of food item Glycemic Index
Waffle, 100% whole wheat or 100% whole grain 76.0
Waffle, fruit 76.0
Waffle, multi-bran 76.0
Waffle, nut and honey 76.0
Waffle, oat bran 76.0
Waffle, plain 76.0
Waffle, plain, fat free 76.0
Waffle, plain, lowfat 76.0
Waffle, wheat, bran, or multigrain 76.0
Walnuts 20.0
Water chestnut 32.0
Watercress, raw 32.0
Watermelon, raw 72.0
Weetabix Whole Wheat Cereal 70.0
Welsh rarebit 27.0
Wheat Chex 58.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, instant, fat added in cooking 74.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, instant, fat not added in cooking 74.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, instant, NS as to fat added in cooking 74.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, made with milk 49.8
Wheat, cream of, cooked, NS as to regular, quick, or instant, fat not added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, NS as to regular, quick, or instant, NS as to fat added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, quick, fat added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, quick, fat not added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, quick, NS as to fat added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, regular, fat added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, regular, fat not added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, cream of, cooked, regular, NS as to fat added in cooking 66.0
Wheat, puffed, plain 74.0
Wheat, puffed, presweetened with sugar 71.0
Wheaties 37.0
Wheaties, Honey Frosted (formerly Wheaties Honey Gold) 72.0
Whipped cream substitute, nondairy, lowfat, low sugar, made from powdered mix 55.4
Whipped cream substitute, nondairy, made from powdered mix 55.4
Whipped topping, nondairy, frozen 55.4
Whipped topping, nondairy, frozen, lowfat 55.4
Whipped topping, nondairy, NS as to canned, frozen, or made from powdered mix 55.4
Whipped topping, nondairy, pressurized can 55.4
Whiskey 50.0
White beans, dry, cooked, fat added in cooking 13.0
White beans, dry, cooked, fat not added in cooking 13.0
White beans, dry, cooked, NS as to fat added in cooking 13.0
White potato skins, chips 54.0
White potato skins, with adhering flesh, baked 72.5
White potato, baked, peel eaten, fat added in cooking 72.5
White potato, baked, peel eaten, fat not added in cooking 72.5
White potato, baked, peel eaten, NS as to fat added in cooking 72.5
White potato, baked, peel not eaten 72.5
White potato, boiled, with peel, fat added in cooking 47.7
White potato, boiled, with peel, fat not added in cooking 66.2
White potato, boiled, with peel, NS as to fat added in cooking 47.7
White potato, boiled, without peel, canned, low sodium, fat not added in cooking 63.0
White potato, boiled, without peel, fat added in cooking 66.2
White potato, boiled, without peel, fat not added in cooking 66.2
White potato, boiled, without peel, NS as to fat added in cooking 66.2
White potato, chips 54.0
White potato, chips, fat free 54.0
White potato, chips, reduced fat 54.0
White potato, chips, restructured 54.0
White potato, chips, restructured, baked 54.0
White potato, chips, restructured, reduced fat and reduced sodium 54.0
White potato, chips, unsalted 54.0
White potato, chips, unsalted, reduced fat 54.0
White potato, cooked, with cheese 69.3
White potato, cooked, with sauce, NS as to sauce 67.3
White potato, french fries, breaded or battered 75.0
White potato, french fries, from fresh, deep fried 75.0
White potato, french fries, from frozen, deep fried 75.0
White potato, french fries, from frozen, oven baked 75.0
White potato, french fries, NS as to from fresh or frozen 75.0
White potato, from complete dry mix, mashed, made with water 85.0
White potato, from dry, mashed, made with milk and fat 85.0
White potato, from dry, mashed, made with milk, fat and egg 85.0
White potato, from dry, mashed, made with milk, no fat 85.0
White potato, from dry, mashed, NS as to milk or fat 85.0
White potato, from fresh, mashed, made with fat 79.3
White potato, from fresh, mashed, made with milk 79.3
White potato, from fresh, mashed, made with milk and fat 79.3
White potato, from fresh, mashed, made with milk, fat and cheese 79.3
White potato, from fresh, mashed, not made with milk or fat 79.3
White potato, from fresh, mashed, NS as to milk or fat 79.3
White potato, hash brown, from dry mix 75.0
White potato, hash brown, from fresh 75.0
White potato, hash brown, from frozen 75.0
White potato, hash brown, NS as to from fresh, frozen, or dry mix 75.0
White potato, hash brown, with cheese 75.0
White potato, home fries 75.0
White potato, home fries, with green or red peppers and onions 75.0
White potato, mashed, NFS 79.3
White potato, NFS 66.2
White potato, roasted, fat added in cooking 72.5
White potato, roasted, fat not added in cooking 72.5
White potato, roasted, NS as to fat added in cooking 72.5
White potato, scalloped 68.6
White potato, scalloped, with ham 68.6
White potato, sticks 54.0
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel eaten, NS as to topping 69.7
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel eaten, stuffed with broccoli and cheese sauce 70.1
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel eaten, stuffed with cheese 70.1
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel eaten, stuffed with meat in cream sauce 68.8
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel eaten, stuffed with sour cream 69.7
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel not eaten, NS as to topping 69.5
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel not eaten, stuffed with bacon and cheese 69.2
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel not eaten, stuffed with broccoli and cheese sauce 69.2
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel not eaten, stuffed with cheese 69.2
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel not eaten, stuffed with chicken, broccoli and cheese sauce 69.2
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel not eaten, stuffed with chili 66.8
White potato, stuffed, baked, peel not eaten, stuffed with sour cream 68.7
White sauce, milk sauce 27.0
Whiting, baked or broiled 50.0
Whiting, battered, fried 95.0
Whiting, floured or breaded, fried 95.0
Whole wheat cereal, cooked, fat added in cooking 48.0
Whole wheat cereal, cooked, fat not added in cooking 48.0
Whole wheat cereal, cooked, NS as to fat added in cooking 48.0
Whole wheat cereal, wheat and barley, cooked, fat not added in cooking 36.5
Whole wheat cereal, wheat and barley, cooked, NS as to fat added in cooking 36.5
Wine cooler 50.0
Wine, dessert, sweet 50.0
Wine, light 50.0
Wine, light, nonalcoholic 50.0
Wine, rice 50.0
Wine, table, dry 50.0
Winter melon, cooked 32.0

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