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Table 5 Glycemic and Energy Density values of the three study diets as reported after 12 weeks

From: Body composition, dietary composition, and components of metabolic syndrome in overweight and obese adults after a 12-week trial on dietary treatments focused on portion control, energy density, or glycemic index

  LED*   LGI*   PC*   N p
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD   
Glycemic Index 40.15 8.64 a 42.43 7.35 a 46.69 7.74 33, 41, 41 0.002
Weighted GI 30.04 6.50 30.71 5.81 31.59 6.25 33, 41, 41 0.556
Glycemic Load 54.39 30.14 44.75 27.86 41.58 21.32 33, 41, 41 0.108
Energy Density (kJ/g) 3.68 1.38 3.89 1.38 4.02 1.05 33, 41, 41 0.512
  1. *LED, Low Energy Density; LGI, Low Glycemic Index; PC, Portion Control; GI, glycemic index.
  2. a, different than PC.