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Glycemic Response by Englyst Starch

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$500 per analysis

Unacceptable Matrices:

Non-starch matrices


Limit of Detection:

0.1%

Limit of Quantitation:

0.1%


Sample Size Requirements:

20 grams



Reportable Units:

G20 (Rapidly Available Glucose); G120 (Slowly Digestible Starch); Total Starch; Moisture; Reference Standard


Turn Around Time:

15 business days


Is Rush Available?

Yes


Method Reference:

- Englyst, H.N et al. 1992. Classification and measurement of nutritionally important starch fractions. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 46(suppl. 2), S33-S50

- Englyst, H.N. et al. 1996 Brit J Nutr, 75, 749-755


Method Description:

Total Starch of the sample is initially measured.  Followed by a human digestion simulation (digesting starches, incubation, etc).  Then glucose levels are measured.



Additional Information:

The purpose of this method is to screen food and ingredients for low Glycemic Response.