BIO-319 WEEK 3 ASSIGNMENT GLYCEMIC INDEX PRACTICE WORKSHEET

 

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