Bio-319 week 3 assignment glycemic index practice worksheet

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Complete the Glycemic Index Practice Worksheet. 

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

BIO319.R.GlycemicIndexPracticeWrksht_8-25-14.docx

Glycemic Index Practice Worksheet

 

Use these websites to complete the assignment.

University of Sydney – http://www.glycemicindex.com/

Harvard Health Publications Harvard Medical School – http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsweek/Glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.htm

 

1.  Using the glycemic index, prepare a meal that would be completely low glycemic.  This meal needs to contain a main entrée, a side dish, a dessert and a beverage.  Please record the glycemic number next to the food choice.  For example, if oranges were chosen for dessert than the number 44 would be written in the # line provided.

 

Main Entrée #1:

 

(#_______)

 

Side Dish:

 

(#_______)

 

Dessert:

 

(#_______)

 

Beverage:

 

(#_______)

 

Main Entrée #2:

 

(#_______)

 

Side Dish:

 

(#_______)

 

Dessert:

 

(#_______)

 

Beverage:

 

(#_______)

2.   Using the glycemic index provided in the above article, prepare a meal that would be completely high glycemic.  This meal needs to contain a main entrée, a side dish, a dessert and a beverage.

 

Main Entrée #1:

 

(#_______)

 

Side Dish:

 

(#_______)

 

Dessert:

 

(#_______)

 

Beverage:

 

(#_______)

Main Entrée #2:

 

(#_______)

 

Side Dish:

 

(#_______)

 

Dessert:

 

(#_______)

 

Beverage:

 

(#_______)

 

3.  What is the importance of understanding high glycemic index and low glycemic index?

 

Use these websites to complete the assignment.

University of Sydney – http://www.glycemicindex.com/

Harvard Health Publications Harvard Medical School – http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsweek/Glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.htm