Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Relationship between Processing Method and the Glycemic Indices of Ten Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) Cultivars Commonly Consumed in Jamaica

Table 2

Available carbohydrate (CHO g) in 100 g unprocessed sweet potato cultivars* and serving sizes§ used for glycemic index determination.

Sweet potato varietiesFood processing methods
BoiledRoasted, baked, and fried
Available CHO (g/100 g)Serving size (g)Available CHO (g/100 g)Serving size

Quarter Million19.7825227.22183
Yellow Belly20.3234629.23171
Ms Mac19.8125228.97172
Fire on Land20.4524426.86186

*Except for 100 grams of boiled sweet potatoes.
§Containing 50 g available carbohydrate.

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