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Low Glycemic Foods Index Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Glycemic Foods 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

5 entries for the same food and none of them are r
Updated 8/31/2015 2:38:11 AM

5 entries for the same food and none of them are right. Need the hubby to finish on the puter so I can enter it correctly! Guess it's time to get the final 20% towards step goal!...  Read more

can you add food to make a recipe. example I made
Updated 8/31/2015 12:15:41 PM

can you add food to make a recipe. example I made a meatloaf how do I put that in thanks :)...  Read more

After you search for a food, you should see the op
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After you search for a food, you should see the option to add a food manually. As for changing your starting weight, you will need to go to the website to do that. Go to SparkPeople.com, on your start page roll your mouse over the Edit Goals button...  Read more

Day's End Day four of tracking food and staying w
Updated 8/31/2015 6:38:56 AM

Day's End Day four of tracking food and staying where I need to be. Not meaning to complain, but I have had a headache since the EEG, which means very limited moving around. I did meet my goal on water. All is good and getting better...  Read more

NEED A RECIPE FOR SOME CHINESE FOOD... ANY ONE OUT
Updated 8/30/2015 4:25:39 PM

NEED A RECIPE FOR SOME CHINESE FOOD... ANY ONE OUT THERE GOT A HEALTHY RECIPE.... PLEASE......  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