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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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Consumer awareness toward the concept of glycemic index has grown nicely with the publication of a number of positive clinical trials showing the benefits of eating slowly-digestible carbohydrates, such as those contained in whole grains or legumes," said Scott Steil, NutiaBridge's president.
In a multivariate analysis that adjusted for the known risk factors for symptomatic gallstone disease, women in the top quintile for glycemic index had a highly significant 32% greater risk of undergoing cholecystectomy, compared with women in the lowest quintile.
Yet the term glycemic index is entering the public lexicon, not to mention medical symposia, health guidelines, and nutritional prescriptions.
Thomas Wolever, who originated the concept of Glycemic Index at the University of Toronto, and Dr.
Based on their responses, the researchers calculated their overall carbohydrate intakes as well as the average glycemic index of the foods they consumed and the glycemic loads of their diets.
Pasta, for example, has a Glycemic Index of 41, a Potato--85, Gatorade--91, an apple--36, a glass of milk--27, and table sugar (which is not glucose but sucrose)--65.
He said that enormous peaks indicating arterial stress were found in the high glycemic index groups: the cornflakes and sugar group.
The glycemic index (GI) was developed in the 1980s as an alternative to the "simple" versus "complex" carbohydrate dichotomy.
Researchers studied 86 overweight men and women over the course of 12 weeks to measure the effects of a reduced-calorie modified glycemic index diet with the addition of potatoes.
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Patients with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes can effectively control their blood glucose levels by following a low glycemic index diet, according to a new study.
In the post-Atkins world many of the pundits have heralded and forecasted the glycemic index as the meritorious ascendant to the throne of the food and diet kingdom.
New Research Reveals Sambazon Original(TM) Acai Berry Juice Has Lower Glycemic Index Than Orange Juice and Many Whole Fruits