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Glycemic Index Chart 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

Can anyone link me to a chart that will show me th
Updated 4/24/2016 11:35:37 PM

Can anyone link me to a chart that will show me the best way/ways to measure my body for inch loss purposes? I feel like it's probably common sense, but I want to do this right. Thanks yall...  Read more

Is it just me, or is the pie chart for fat, carbs,
Updated 4/22/2016 6:39:38 PM

Is it just me, or is the pie chart for fat, carbs, and protein crazy off compared to actual intake when looking at goal ranges? For instance, my carbs say I haven't even hit the lower limit but the pie chart says I am at 59%....  Read more

My weight chart is wrong.....it has a starting weight of 215 and 222....how do I fix it??? Makes it
Updated 4/29/2016 5:05:54 PM

My weight chart is wrong.....it has a starting weight of 215 and 222....how do I fix it??? Makes it look like I'm gaining weight not losing.... :( depressing....  Read more

Weight chart
Updated 4/21/2016 2:52:27 PM

Where do I find those cute charts that show your weight goal and how much weight you have lost?...  Read more

Spark gives you a set amount of calories of 1200 to 1500 and a breakdown of chart of protien 26% c
Updated 4/21/2016 5:55:02 AM

Spark gives you a set amount of calories of 1200 to 1500 and a breakdown of chart of protien 26% carbs 48% and fat 26% to eat. And when you exercise it adds the amount of calories you burned to what you should eat. Is this the best way?...  Read more

Pearled Barley

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

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 DiabetesWith diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 , health experts have been surveyi...  Read more

Diabetes Self-Management

Please share your experience of your journey to glycemic control....  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