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Glycemic Index Diet 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

9 Superfood Swaps for a Healthier Diet

Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a...  Read more

Day 3 of diet and doing great! Staying away from m
Updated 7/26/2016 11:20:50 PM

Day 3 of diet and doing great! Staying away from my bad food triggers. Skipped going to the movies so I wasn't tempted to get popcorn. Got a healthy chicken grilled wrap while out to eat instead of my usual high calorie foods. Pretty proud of myself!...  Read more

#weight buddy! I need a motivational partner who can diet with me so I don't feel alone 😯😯 we
Updated 7/25/2016 10:02:54 PM

#weight buddy! I need a motivational partner who can diet with me so I don't feel alone 😯😯 we can reach goals together and help eachother out!!😁...  Read more

I need to go on a diet starting tomorrow! I reall
Updated 7/25/2016 10:05:29 PM

I need to go on a diet starting tomorrow! I really would love to lose 10 pounds! Any suggestions? I would really appreciate it if someone gave me a specific diet. (Like, one meal a day that includes carrots, broccoli, etc w/ one snack ) please help...  Read more

What diets or changes have you made eating wise th
Updated 7/25/2016 4:35:31 PM

What diets or changes have you made eating wise that are helping you lose weight? I feel like I keep losing motivation. It's been very difficult and I have a lot of weight to lose....  Read more

Loving a high carb, low fat and plant based diet!
Updated 7/25/2016 1:38:24 PM

Loving a high carb, low fat and plant based diet! I been eating in such abundance the past few days, and who doesn't love carbs?...  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

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

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  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

New Study Reveals Possible Way to Lose Weight for Good

A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e...  Read more

PCOS and The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet

I did some googling on PCOS and found out about The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet. Rules for the Low Amylose Diet: 1.Avoid all simple sugars such as candy, sodas, cakes, pies, ice cream, etc. These are almost pure forms of glucose. 2.A...  Read more

Started the Low Glycemic-index Diet!

I'm not even real sure how it all began. I just know that today is my 4th. day following the low glycemic-index diet. I guess I was watching a Netflix documentary about all the chemicals in our food and what it's doing to our bodies. I had already be...  Read more