Basim H. Faraj, Saudi M. Al-Nazal, A. A. Ayoub
Abstract: The objective of the experiment was to compare predicted with measured GI of different rice-lentil mixed Iraqi meals. Rice alone, Lentil and combination mixtures included to test the effect of Lentil increments on GI. All Twelve subjects fed 50 (g) load of rice, lentil and combinations.Subjects with ages ranged between 18-20 years and their mean body mass index was 23.42 kg /m2.. None of the subjects had impaired glucose tolerance. The clear conclusion was, lentil additions companied Rice replacement in the meal gave better GI. It means that mixing Lentil with rice is a healthy habit.
Keywords: Rice, Lentil, Glycemic Response