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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

Menopause weight gain anyone? I am starting on her
Updated 9/21/2014 7:21:20 PM

Menopause weight gain anyone? I am starting on here with a 45lbs gain this year. Ugh. Can anyone commiserate?...  Read more

Went shopping with my sister this AM & I found out
Updated 9/21/2014 9:40:57 AM

Went shopping with my sister this AM & I found out I've gone from size 28 (Lane Bryant sizing, which run large) to a Medium at H&M!! I mean I knew I'd lost almost 200lb but it hadn't sunk in yet. Until today! I feel amazing! W00T!!...  Read more

Got in an overall 2 mile walk today, and am eating
Updated 9/20/2014 1:30:46 PM

Got in an overall 2 mile walk today, and am eating healthier than yesterday. Guess yesterday was my cheat day. :-) walk today was brutal after doing nothing yesterday. Feels good to get out again. Can tell my body needed it! 3 mile trail tomorrow!...  Read more

I had a bad day yesterday but I am determined to s
Updated 9/20/2014 11:22:07 AM

I had a bad day yesterday but I am determined to stay on track today I have lost 7pounds since starting this and I may actually reach my goal this time I am proud of myself and needed to say so...  Read more

Hi everyone I am new to this. I have an on going w
Updated 9/20/2014 1:13:14 AM

Hi everyone I am new to this. I have an on going weight problem. I have diabetes, Celiacs disease, heart problems and am on bed rest pretty much. I had a total knee replacement in 2012. I hope to eventually lose 100 lbs....  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

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

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