Chemical composition and glycemic index of three varieties of Omani dates

Amanat Ali, Yusra S M Al-Kindi, Fahad Al-Said

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Abstract

The present study evaluated the nutritional quality and glycemic index of three sun-dried date varieties (Khalas, Khsab and Fardh) grown in Oman. Significant (P0.05). An inverse correlation (r2) was observed between the fructose fraction and the GI value of dates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-62
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition
Volume60
Issue numberSUPPL.4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

Keywords

  • Chemical composition
  • Glycemic index
  • Glycemic response
  • Omani dates

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science

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