Wholemeal bread meal 

Wholemeal bread and lentil curry  

GI against glucose 55 - 66
GI against bread (white sliced bread) 81 - 93
Portions given for determination of GI
   Wholemeal bread
   Lentil curry

83 g (~ 4 slices)
150 g
Normal serving size 2/3 of the portion
GL of normal serving size 19
Classification Medium GI
Medium GL
 *Dietary fibre 15.5 g
 *Protein 19. 4 g
* Amounts present in the portion given for determination of GI

Ref: Hettiaratchi UPK, Ekanayake S, and Welihinda J. (2009). Glycaemic indices (GI) of three Sri Lankan wheat bread varieties and a bread-lentil meal. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 60: Issue 1, Supplement 4, 21-30. 

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake


Prof. Jayantha Welihinda

Prof. E.R. Jansz

Research team:

Mr. Rahal Widanagamage

Prof. Usha Hettiaratchi

Mr. Indika Seneviratne


Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake
Department of Biochemistry,
Faculty of Medical Sciences,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Sri Lanka.

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