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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

i eat so little packaged foods that cutting out sa
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i eat so little packaged foods that cutting out salt would actually be bad..but its a great tool for anyone who eats a lot of pkgd foods..remember salts and sugars r actually necessary nutrients..muscles need salts, brain needs glucose...  Read more

Sooo.. Went to Whole Foods for 2 things. 2 THINGS
Updated 1/26/2015 12:11:25 PM

Sooo.. Went to Whole Foods for 2 things. 2 THINGS PEOPLE!! 😦 I left with half a cart full and spent $150! I'm new to dieting "correctly" and eating organic. Anyone recommend a good whole foods product/shake/recipe?? 🙏...  Read more

Question, how do you add a food if it comes from a
Updated 1/26/2015 10:08:00 AM

Question, how do you add a food if it comes from a restaurant and you don't know all the nutritional components and for it to register?...  Read more

I love food, there I said it. I had a baby, lost m
Updated 1/26/2015 1:24:17 AM

I love food, there I said it. I had a baby, lost my career, got depressed, came out of it and now I just want to eat. It makes me happy. I need accountability. I need someone to get on my butt about workouts. I need to lose 44 pounds. HELP! ...  Read more

After my "binge" on food yesterday, I can't believ
Updated 1/24/2015 2:55:50 PM

After my "binge" on food yesterday, I can't believe my scales. I weighted 3 times to make sure and it says I'm at 203!! I'm so happy it didn't damage my balance badly yesterday:-)...  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

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