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
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
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
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
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 have found Spark to be almost unusable the last week. When I attempt to load any page I have to wait several minutes. I see that my browser is accessing things like bscorecard.research.com, connect.facebook.com, pixel.math.tag.com, google.leadservi... Read more
My latest photos are on the Windows 8 start page and when I select "upload/add photos" to my sparkpage it only offers me my desktop documents. How can I upload Windows 8 photos? Thank you!... Read more
When I checked in to do Spark Coach yesterday and today, the program video starts for a few seconds but then stops. Therefore, I can't see the daily information, nor can I collect my full 25 points for checking in.
Can you help?
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A diet focused on foods with a low glycemic load can make it easier to lose weight and keep blood sugars level.Fiber-rich fruits and vegetables, like carrots, green peas, apples, grapefruit, and watermelon,Cereals made with 100 percent bran .Lentils,... Read more
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
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
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