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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

hello I am new to this site and was just wondering
Updated 9/1/2015 12:59:27 PM

hello I am new to this site and was just wondering where is the best place to start learning about eating healthy and losing weight...  Read more

I am 56 and on disability for my back. I used to t
Updated 9/1/2015 2:01:10 PM

I am 56 and on disability for my back. I used to teach Adapted Physical Education, and I gained 40 pounds when I had to stop working. I'd like to find a buddy who understands being older and trying to lose weight with limitations....  Read more

I tjink i am depressed since i foundbout i have to
Updated 9/1/2015 4:24:54 PM

I tjink i am depressed since i foundbout i have to have foot surgery and,no pressire r walking for 6 weeks really got me bombed i gained weight over the last week, eating like theres no tomorrow, pissed and down in the dumps...  Read more

I am Yao Zilan and this is my third time on SP
Updated 9/1/2015 11:50:01 AM

Hey, I am Zilan, I am a foodie, an authentic foodie... I just love food. I go to a place and the first thing I want to do is try the local food. It is hard for someone like me to keep on a diet, thinknig that you only live once and you are missing ou...  Read more

Second day of logging. I apparently am really stru
Updated 9/1/2015 1:13:27 PM

Second day of logging. I apparently am really struggling with getting enough protein in my diet. Any suggestions?...  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