The Latest GI Values with Fiona Atkinson

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Back in August, GI News announced that one of Australia’s leading supermarket chains, Woolworths, had joined the GI Symbol program with their Woolworths Select range. Here are the GI values for the tortilla, breakfast cereals and canned fruits that will be carrying the symbol.


  • Woolworths Select Traditional White Corn Tortilla GI 53
  • Woolworths Naytura Fruit and Nut Muesli GI 48
  • Woolworths Select Traditional Rolled Oats GI 57
  • Woolworths Select Apricot Halves in Fruit Juice GI 51
  • Woolworths Select Chunky Fruit Salad Portions GI 54
  • Woolworths Select Mandarin Segments in Juice GI 47
  • Woolworths Select Orange & Grapefruit Segments in Juice GI 53
  • Woolworths Select Peach & Grapes GI 46
  • Woolworths Select Peach & Pineapple in Fruit Juice GI 45
  • Woolworths Select Pineapple Pieces in Juice GI 43
  • Woolworths Select Pineapple Pieces in Unsweetened Juice GI 55
  • Woolworths Select Pineapple & Papaya Pieces in Juice GI 48
  • Woolworths Select Ruby Red Grapefruit Segments in Juice GI 45

Where can I get more information on GI testing?
North America
Dr Alexandra Jenkins
Glycemic Index Laboratories
36 Lombard Street, Suite 100
Toronto, Ontario M5C 2X3 Canada
Phone +1 416 861 0506

Fiona Atkinson


Research Manager, Sydney University Glycemic Index Research Service (SUGiRS)
Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences
Sydney University
NSW 2006 Australia
Phone + 61 2 9351 6018
Fax: + 61 2 9351 6022

New Zealand
Dr Tracy Perry
The Glycemic Research Group, Dept of Human Nutrition
University of Otago
PO Box 56 Dunedin New Zealand
Phone +64 3 479 7508

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