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Figs Glycemic Index Resources

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Pros and Cons of the Glycemic Index

Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes...  Read more

What to Eat Before You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

All About Artificial Sweeteners

Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and...  Read more

9 Superfood Swaps for Healthier Meals

Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a...  Read more

of food's glycemic index, but it was confusing, so

of food's glycemic index, but it was confusing, so then figured food with more fiber has less glycemic index, means we need to eat more veggies......  Read more

Hava a case of the at work munchies, trying to fig
Updated 10/30/2015 11:14:24 AM

Hava a case of the at work munchies, trying to fight it. At least trying to avoid the Halloween candy. Happy Friday everyone....  Read more

Starting my day with a new plan. It is hard to fig
Updated 10/8/2015 9:32:06 AM

Starting my day with a new plan. It is hard to figure all of this out and to stay strong on the right path of choices!...  Read more

is Fresh Figs ok for diabetics?
Updated 9/10/2015 8:41:52 PM

Can diabetics have fresh figs (not dried figs)? I was interested in knowing the Glycemic index of fresh figs (I tried looking for it online but got inconsistent info). Thanks....  Read more

Banana, avocado, orange, peach, figs, dates, grape

Banana, avocado, orange, peach, figs, dates, grapes, spinach, sweet potato, carrot,tomato.. I just googled them for you :)...  Read more

Pearled Barley

There is a pleasant surprise in pearled barley, it has the lowest glycemic index of any grain...  Read more

How to Get Rid Of Sugar In Your Diet

Eat smaller meals 5 or 6 times a day. Don't get hungry. Have protein with every meal or snack to keep your blood sugar stable & drink plenty of water to help wash out sugar &toxins. .Weight loss is usually a natural result of giving up sugar & usuall...  Read more

Glycemic Index - Low GI Lifestyle

Do you want to know the effects of foods on your blood sugar and lose the bloated feeling? Discover foods to improve overall wellness and health, making positive, lifestyle and diet changes....  Read more

Eat This to Burn 50% More Fat When Working Out

A new study in The Journal of Nutrition shows that what you eat beforehand could affect the calorie burn during your workout. Women who ate a breakfast high in low-glycemic index carbs (whole grain breads, low-fat yogurt or non-instant oatmeal, for...  Read more

Weight Busters: All Carbohydrates are NOT Created Equal

Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans...  Read more