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Foods With A Low Glycemic Index Resources

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

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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

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

Why Potatoes Are Good for You

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

Saving in Food/Fitness Tracker
Updated 10/21/2014 12:50:40 PM

Problem came up since Oct 1. Hadn't been tracking food for about a month and was determined to get back to doing it. Now I can search for food/exercise, but after I highlight it, the buttons below to select the meal and how much, as well as save butt...  Read more

Cutting Out Processed Foods
Updated 10/20/2014 9:43:39 PM

I am getting back on track with my exercise regimen (working out 6x per week) and have been working on greatly reducing processed foods in my family's diet. Is anyone else doing this as well? What are your favorite resources? Or do you th...  Read more

Bonfire Healthy Food Ideas
Updated 10/21/2014 1:17:03 PM

We are having a family gathering and having a bonfire. Any food recommendations other than the unhealthy hotdogs and smores? Thank you for your time!...  Read more

What is meant by search terms on food entry page
Updated 10/20/2014 2:59:32 PM

What is meant by search terms on food entry page...  Read more

I stopped tracking food for a while thinking I cou
Updated 10/20/2014 9:09:33 AM

I stopped tracking food for a while thinking I could keep up on my own. Boy was I wrong! I don't know if it was pride or lack of accountability, but now I know I need to track in order to stay on track!...  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

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

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