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Foods With Low Glycemic Index Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Foods With Low Glycemic 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

i keep forgetting to use Spark to record my food/e
Updated 9/1/2015 5:54:54 AM

i keep forgetting to use Spark to record my food/exercise. Any tips on freqenting the app more? (i gained 5lbs over my summer vacation and i wanna lose it again, haha.)...  Read more

Another thing I've read,when you eat food see the
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Another thing I've read,when you eat food see the food as 3D it said. Taste it, look at it and smell it. This way your brain will get the message that you had it and you're full. So in your job if you do this way you should be too full to eat more....  Read more

I'm in the food industry as a line cook at a Frenc
Updated 9/1/2015 4:23:32 AM

I'm in the food industry as a line cook at a French cafe/bistro and I'm constantly eating due to the nature of the job. Are there others out there who is in the same industry/situation and managed to lose weight? I need all the help I can get. TY!...  Read more

help having serious junk food cravings!!
Updated 9/1/2015 5:57:28 AM

help having serious junk food cravings!!...  Read more

I did good today. Not just food and workouts but,
Updated 8/31/2015 10:33:19 PM

I did good today. Not just food and workouts but, ALL kinds of stuff. We homeschool and Im off to a great start. I'm really, very satisfied with my desicions today. I'm ahead of the game for tomorrow as well. This is gonna help me sleep awesomely!...  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