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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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Although the glycemic index of thyme honey in the present study didn't have great difference with glycemic index of sucrose (GI = 68 [+ or -] 5), but because of higher fructose percent has more sweetening effect and lower glycemic load than sucrose and it has been expected that thyme honey consumption compared with equal amount of sucrose has lower effect on blood glucose increment.
Switching to foods with a low glycemic index, however, may not provide much benefit, at least in the short term.
Although there is no direct correlation between obesity or insulin resistance and the prevalence of acne, a low glycemic index diet in combination with topical and systemic acne medications can be a powerful method of treating acne.
To find the GL of an item, simply take the number of grams of carbohydrate in the serving, multiply it by the glycemic index, and divide by 100.
Only subjects assigned to the group with low protein content and high glycemic index showed significant weight regain--a mean of almost 2 kg.
Nutrisca[TM] dry dog food is one of the only grain-free formulas without potato or tapioca, both of which are high on the Glycemic Index.
Complete Idiot's Guide to Glycemic Index Weight Loss tells how to build a weight-loss plan using one of two glycemic index programs.
These cross-sectional analyses suggest that poor dietary carbohydrate quality as defined by dietary glycemic index, a modifiable risk factor, may increase the risk of [macular degeneration] through several common etiologic factors of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, including the formation of advanced glycation end products and increases in oxidative stress, inflammation, and hyperlipidemia," wrote the researchers.
If you've been trying to lose weight or control your diabetes, you might have heard of the glycemic index (GI).
These types of tests have higher throughput, are more cost-effective and potentially are more precise and specific than current glycemic index (GI) tests used to measure the impact of food on blood sugars, we're told.
Sales of the coarsely-milled wheat flour have rocketed by 61 per cent at Waitrose after health experts said it had a low glycemic index (GI) rating.
While the country isn't going crazy over the glycemic index as it did over the Low Carb Diet craze, this long-standing dietary guideline is becoming a "new" recommended diet concept.