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What Is Glycemic Index Resources

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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

Water weight.am I the only one who feels like you
Updated 4/29/2016 11:36:16 AM

Water weight.am I the only one who feels like you want to drink all your recommended water per day...but feels like it's making u gain weight or not lose weight...seem like when i drink less water...I lose weight...but when I drink the recommended......  Read more

I am not loosing weight the scale is at 164 for 2
Updated 4/29/2016 12:05:50 PM

I am not loosing weight the scale is at 164 for 2 weeks :( I could be doing something wrong but I don't know what? Any diet tips pls? I know I don't exercise but I try to go out and walk everday 30mn to one hour, could it be the problem? Thx...  Read more

I am my own worst enemy... I have been up and down 5 lbs since Jan.. I'm almost tired of saying I'm
Updated 4/29/2016 10:03:34 AM

I am my own worst enemy... I have been up and down 5 lbs since Jan.. I'm almost tired of saying I'm not giving up. What am I missing? Why can't I have a bit of self control and focus on my goal? Sry. I'm just slight discouraged....  Read more

I started at 315 lbs. and I am now at 291. So ex
Updated 4/29/2016 9:50:49 AM

I started at 315 lbs. and I am now at 291. So excited to be under 300. Next goal 275!!!!...  Read more

I am so blessed!
Updated 4/29/2016 7:22:27 AM

I am so blessed!...  Read more

Pearled Barley

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

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  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

My Glycemic Index Study Day 5

As a recap, I am trying to determine if the Thomas's Light Multigrain English Muffin causes my blood sugars to run higher than expected, perhaps due to a higher glycemic index than expected. The english muffin has 26g of carbs and 8g of those are fib...  Read more

My Glycemic Index Study Day 4

As a recap, I am trying to determine if the Thomas's Light Multigrain English Muffin causes my blood sugars to run higher than expected, perhaps due to a higher glycemic index than expected. The english muffin has 26g of carbs and 8g of those are fib...  Read more