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
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
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
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
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
I had 3 grapes, 1/2 figs and a very small piece like smaller than my thumb sesame bread, and lots of water. I didn't wanna take a medicine for migraine, cause when I starve my migraine headaches start, it's my normal every night lol... Read more
said" oh Fig already got married and hurried to get even pregnant at this age" Another thing said; you look like you're inflated like a balloon!! Another; i was taking a group pic i was happy n said oh i look great, my niece goes "but i am skinnier..... Read more
Does anyone know if there's an app or a way of figuring out calories for home cooked food. I am finding hard to keep track of my intake cause I can't figure out how many calories are in my homemade meals.... Read more
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
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
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
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
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