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Glycemic Index Chart Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Glycemic Index Chart.

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

New Nutrition Logging Chart
Updated 5/29/2014 7:43:44 PM

I was surprised to see today that the nutrition logging chart has been changed. There now appears to be a lot more space available for the listing of the food and the 4 items that are regularly tracked for Diabetics. Is it possible to make an addit...  Read more

Printing Food Chart
Updated 5/18/2014 12:57:01 PM

Is there anyway to print the daily food chart but not do the pie charts at the bottom?Would actually really like to just have date, food and calories. I did try to print but the pie charts came out black--none of the colors on the page came out corr...  Read more

chart on printable nutrition chart won't load
Updated 5/24/2014 12:02:58 PM

circle graphs on printable nutrition chart won't load thanks, chris...  Read more

Weekly Progress Chart
Updated 4/16/2014 9:50:26 AM

When I view the weekly progress chart at the bottom of my nutrition tracker, the week starts with Thursday. Is there a way to change to a different day as the beginning of my tracking week?...  Read more

Who eats a low glycemic diet?
Updated 3/25/2014 10:22:53 AM

Hi, I have hypoglycemia and was told to eat a low glycemic diet. can anyone help me with a sample meal plan like what to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner? or if you eat like that is your food log open so i can get some ideas? thanks so much...  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