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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

It's 92 with a heat index of 111...guess I'll be w
Updated 7/21/2016 5:27:03 PM

It's 92 with a heat index of 111...guess I'll be walking on the treadmill instead of outside today. I HATE the treadmill!...  Read more

My pie chart suggests 50% carbs, 20% protein and 3
Updated 7/17/2016 9:16:55 PM

My pie chart suggests 50% carbs, 20% protein and 30% fats. I find I lose weight if they are all about 30-35%. What does everyone else notice?...  Read more

Wowza! It's #hot out today. Another day I'm not walking cause of the triple digit index and humidity
Updated 7/3/2016 6:02:58 PM

Wowza! It's #hot out today. Another day I'm not walking cause of the triple digit index and humidity! But, heavy house cleaning and yard work had me logging over 10K steps before 2pm. Still plenty of day left and, if it cools down, a walk later!...  Read more

Not weight loss related but still exciting. I chart during my cycle for fertility reasons (we've bee
Updated 6/30/2016 8:10:27 AM

Not weight loss related but still exciting. I chart during my cycle for fertility reasons (we've been TTC our first child for nine years this fall) and according to my chart ovulated on day 13 of my cycle! I have pcos and 35-38day cycles each month...  Read more

I have two issues. One being that my weight chart
Updated 6/23/2016 8:31:52 PM

I have two issues. One being that my weight chart doesn't register my goal it my shows my goal as being my current weight. Second the bar code scanner says it needs permission but I can't find where to change the permissions??...  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