The Glycaemic Load (GL) is defined as a system for ranking the carbohydrate content in food products based on the Glycaemic Index (GI) and serving size. It is determined by multiplying the GI value of the food by the carbohydrate content of the food.This provides us with a more accurate picture of the overall effect that the food product has on blood sugar levels.

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