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What Is The 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

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

Hi all, I am new to Az. Show Low, and was wonderin
Updated 5/28/2015 8:44:59 PM

Hi all, I am new to Az. Show Low, and was wondering was there any one else up here on the mt. I need someone to keep us both on track; and 80 pounds to lose. HELP...  Read more

Hi, I am new to this site. I am looking for someon
Updated 5/28/2015 7:57:30 PM

Hi, I am new to this site. I am looking for someone who is also doing slim fast? I did the diet in 2008 and lost four stone. After getting married and my father passing away I have put 5 stone on 😔 am now back on slim fast as I know it really work...  Read more

I am at a stand still
Updated 5/29/2015 1:06:53 AM

I haven't lost a pound in 3 weeks. lost 5 lbs any suggestions?...  Read more

it feels so hard to stay on track. I am not suppo
Updated 5/28/2015 11:54:19 AM

it feels so hard to stay on track. I am not supposed to eat gluten... I had a bagel & cc for breakfast. Because my daughter's looked so good. :(...  Read more

I know it's not much, but I am happy to be one pou
Updated 5/29/2015 6:38:41 PM

I know it's not much, but I am happy to be one pound down! I know it's not JUST about the number on the scale. It's about my health too. I'm trying something new this time around. Hope it works this time....  Read more

Pearled Barley

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

How to Get Rid Of Sugar In Your Diet

Eat smaller meals 5 or 6 times a day. Don't get hungry. Have protein with every meal or snack to keep your blood sugar stable & drink plenty of water to help wash out sugar &toxins. .Weight loss is usually a natural result of giving up sugar & usuall...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

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

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

Come check us out - Low Glycemic Index team

Do you want to know the effects of food on your blood sugar? Discover foods to improve overall wellness and health, making positive, lifestyle and diet change Choosing Low GI Foods, Green Zone Foods, can help you in: o Controlling and stabl...  Read more

PCOS and The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet

I did some googling on PCOS and found out about The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet. Rules for the Low Amylose Diet: 1.Avoid all simple sugars such as candy, sodas, cakes, pies, ice cream, etc. These are almost pure forms of glucose. 2.A...  Read more