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Foods On Low Glycemic Index Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Foods On Low Glycemic Index.

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

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

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

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

Any vegetarians/vegans on the lower income side ou
Updated 11/21/2015 1:08:45 AM

Any vegetarians/vegans on the lower income side out there looking for a buddy? I'd like to swap recipes/experiences of how to lose weight on a budget, but still keep healthy while supporting the veggie lifestyle. Produce is pricey this time of year...  Read more

Good food day today! Really tasty food, massive am
Updated 11/20/2015 5:59:35 PM

Good food day today! Really tasty food, massive amounts of vegetables. B: Green smoothie, L: courgette with sardines and kale, D: wholewheat pasta puttanesca and a glass of Chablis. What did you have today?...  Read more

tracking food
Updated 11/22/2015 9:55:06 AM

So I am trying to lose weight in a little over a year. My goal is 150 and I want to be down to 200 or under by april for my birthday. Tracking comes into play because I have been writing down what I eat and when for a while. How do I start track...  Read more

Cholesterol, how to lower it?
Updated 11/20/2015 9:23:56 AM

40 4 My cholesterol is going wild and its very high now, and rising up, what to do to lower it with food?...  Read more

OMG just started tracking my food and am so shocke
Updated 11/20/2015 6:45:56 AM

OMG just started tracking my food and am so shocked with the amount of calories in my drinks think il switch to just drinking water from now on...  Read more

Pearled Barley

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

pickled five bean salad

Lately I have been eating a lot of five bean salad. There are several good recipes on Sparkpeople already. I love eating it because it is 1. veg 2. high protein 3. easy to make 4. low fat 5. It fills you up and sticks to your ribs. 6....  Read more


Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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