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Table 5 Summary of mean and median Glycaemic Load of food items and meals for the 6 month trial period from all subjects

From: Evaluating compliance to a low glycaemic index (GI) diet in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

  1 week 1 month 3 months 6 months Total
Mean item GL low GI diet 6.64 8.58 9.65 8.89 8.15
Mean item GL healthy eating diet 8.60 9.15 10.18 10.94 9.81
Median item GL low GI diet 1.86 4.38 4.48 4.45 3.54
Median item GL healthy eating diet 2.06 4.48 4.53 6.86 4.48
Mean meal GL low GI diet 21.34 27.43 24.72 22.56 24.16
Mean meal GL healthy eating diet 26.86 29.90 31.00 33.73 30.40
Median meal GL low GI diet 18.55 22.55 23.45 18.83 20.28
Median meal GL healthy eating diet 24.40 25.36 28.53 25.34 26.79
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