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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

Been doing pretty good on tracking food and eating
Updated 9/22/2014 10:04:27 PM

Been doing pretty good on tracking food and eating good. Now tomorrow start the exercises and melt this fat off!...  Read more

Anyone have any ideas on how to track food. I feel
Updated 9/21/2014 10:12:34 PM

Anyone have any ideas on how to track food. I feel like I am always off...  Read more

Fair Foods
Updated 9/22/2014 9:36:44 AM

I'm going to the Big E next weekend and it's a big fair with tons of delicious foods and I want to EAT but not eat too badly and within my ranges. Any suggestions for good healthy ish fair food? So far I'm planning on having pickles and smoked s...  Read more

How do you delete items off your favorite food lis
Updated 9/21/2014 7:00:28 PM

How do you delete items off your favorite food list...  Read more

I definitely need some ideas for low calorie sweet
Updated 9/21/2014 7:03:02 PM

I definitely need some ideas for low calorie sweetness. I done want to take away sweets completely, rather have some healthier substitutions instead...  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