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English definition of “glycaemic index”

glycaemic index

noun [S] UK (US glycemic index)     (abbreviation GI)
a system for listing foods according to how quickly they increase the level of sugar in your bloodLists and cataloguesSchedules and agendas
(Definition of glycaemic index noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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