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Glycemic Index For Foods 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

how can i delete a food item from my favorite . I
Updated 8/30/2015 12:19:46 PM

how can i delete a food item from my favorite . I put the item in 2 x and i want to delete one...  Read more

Big party tonight with food and drink, have exerci
Updated 8/29/2015 8:52:10 AM

Big party tonight with food and drink, have exercised today but nervous about blowing it, especially on drink. Any advice? 👯...  Read more

not a great food day yesterday. had a birthday lun
Updated 8/29/2015 8:05:01 AM

not a great food day yesterday. had a birthday lunch. made good choices but still way over calorie in take...  Read more

Tracking my food is helping me so much to live a h
Updated 8/29/2015 2:19:59 PM

Tracking my food is helping me so much to live a healthier life style ... I never wanna track anything on here I'm ashamed of eating. I feel so much better already...  Read more

The last version was easier. After I put in a food
Updated 8/28/2015 9:21:50 PM

The last version was easier. After I put in a food I can't find my list of what I ate for each meal. It just gives me their own ideas and a whole lot of foods that I listed at other times but not sorted by the day or meal....  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

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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

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