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GlucoTRIG: A novel tool to determine the nutritional quality of foods and meals in general population

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posted by Research Admin on 28 May 2020


R N Thota
Paul J. Moughan
Harjinder Singh
Manohar L. Garg

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Lipids in Health and Disease 19, 83 (2020)

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Journal article


In this study, the authors sought to develop a novel criterion, GlucoTRIG, to rank meals for healthiness, that considers both glycaemic (serum insulin) and lipaemic (serum triglycerides) responses. They conclude "GlucoTRIG, consisting of both glycaemic and lipaemic responses, may be a physiologically relevant tool to rank foods and meals for reducing the risk of metabolic diseases."

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