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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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
Issue numberSUPPL.4
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009



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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science

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