Definition of "glycemic" []

  • An index indicating the amount of carbohydrate contained in a specified serving of a particular food. It is calculated by multiplying the food's glycaemic index by its carbohydrate content in grams and then dividing by 100 (noun)
  • Of, pertaining to or suffering from glycemia (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "glycemic" in a sentence
  • "When it comes to carbohydrates, the term glycemic index often arises."
  • "There was a lot of new information about the importance of fiber, what we call glycemic index, the good fats, the Mediterranean oils."
  • "The first phase of a caloric restriction study found that two diets, both designed to restrict calories by 30 percent but varying in glycemic load, resulted in comparable long-term weight loss."