Glycemic index is the increment area under blood glucose response curve of 50 g carbohydrate, portion of a test food expressed as a percent of the response of the same amount of carbohydrate from a standard food taken by the same subjects. It is usually determined by measuring the effect of 50 g available carbohydrate as test food on blood glucose when compared with that of a control food which is usually glucose of white bread. Glycemic Index (GI) of food has been classified as 0-50 low, 56-59 as medium and >70 as high.
Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
Last date updated on September, 2014