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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

9 Superfood Swaps for a Healthier Diet

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

So this is a confession! My 4 year old got some hot food from festival. Chicken strips, rice, Mac n
Updated 5/18/2016 2:12:15 PM

So this is a confession! My 4 year old got some hot food from festival. Chicken strips, rice, Mac n cheese and mashed potatoes. I HAD to have a small bite if each thing!!! Ughhhhh it was sooo good!! Now I must eat my salad!😪...  Read more

Trying to track food and exercise this week. Good
Updated 5/18/2016 2:32:37 PM

Trying to track food and exercise this week. Good luck to me and to us all!...  Read more

You can go to our full website & edit a food you m
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You can go to our full website & edit a food you manually added to add those additional nutrients.Go to your my Nutrition page, click on Favorites, then Favorite Options, Edit Manually Entered Foods, then click Edit for the item you want to update....  Read more

Has any one heard of the High Carb, Low Fat diet?
Updated 5/22/2016 10:18:23 AM

I have been hearing some really positive things about it, however I am still very nervous about starting it. I have seen many testimonial videos, and pictures of weigh loss, and even before and after blood work tests. It all seems way too amazing. Th...  Read more

1091 calories is dangerously low unless you are 4f
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1091 calories is dangerously low unless you are 4ft tall. Your body is fighting you by lowering your metabolism because you are not eating enough. Minimum calories is 1200 for pretty much anyone. If you workout it's even more important to eat more...  Read more

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 DiabetesWith diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 , health experts have been surveyi...  Read more

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 DiabetesWith diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 , health experts have been surveyi...  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