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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

I agree with grandmap, the chart is just a tool fo
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I agree with grandmap, the chart is just a tool for reference and won't apply to all people or all cases. Loss is a positive thing so focus on that...you have to go at your own pace....  Read more

I am ten pounds behind according to my chart for m
Updated 7/2/2015 5:43:38 PM

I am ten pounds behind according to my chart for my goal. I have been slacking on eating and exercise. Trying to get going again just cant get motivated need some encouragement....  Read more

nutrition tracker - daily pie chart not loading
Updated 7/1/2015 3:50:26 PM

I am unsure why but the chart no longer loads, I just get a message to wait it loading but it does not load....  Read more

Tracking Food I have this chart that has: Time/du
Updated 6/28/2015 10:56:57 AM

Tracking Food I have this chart that has: Time/duration Food Portion Location/activ
ity Hunger Feelings Calories/Fat/Fiber My question is, how do you put down/calculate how many cal/fat/fiber when it doesn't come in a package? My Dr is gonna kill...  Read more

Haven't charted anything or been on here for a whi
Updated 6/24/2015 9:29:09 PM

Haven't charted anything or been on here for a while now. No good excuse. No weight loss or gain lately. So back to it tomorrow. My fiance reminded me that I always have more energy after a work out and he's right. I love his support!...  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

Inch by Inch Two Week Challenge

"I can do anything for two weeks". The challenges will be twice a month. You set the goals, you chart what you want, you decide what you want to do. At the end of two weeks post reflections....  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