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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

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

Do you eat the food in log or do you switch it up?
Updated 5/29/2016 1:06:46 AM

Do you eat the food in log or do you switch it up?...  Read more

Ate some bad food today but did a lot of excersise
Updated 5/28/2016 10:41:11 PM

Ate some bad food today but did a lot of excersise tho. It was my sons birthdays today so of course there was ice cream, it was ice cream cake. But played badminton a lot and swimming. Burned over 700 calories today tho!...  Read more

My husband (who is skinny) likes to pig out on junk food at night. It is sooo hard for me not to be
Updated 5/30/2016 5:53:22 PM

My husband (who is skinny) likes to pig out on junk food at night. It is sooo hard for me not to be munching out right along with him. Anyone else have this problem? #food #motivation #healthy...  Read more

Feeling pretty awesome! No junk food yet! Cooked h
Updated 5/28/2016 6:34:34 PM

Feeling pretty awesome! No junk food yet! Cooked homemade breakfast and lunch. I had a California sushi roll for snack and chugged lemon infused water ALL DAY (64 oz). Let's see how dinner will turn out...you will find out. 🍛...  Read more

Is there a way to edit the food entries that you c
Updated 5/28/2016 6:22:51 PM

Is there a way to edit the food entries that you create? I accidentally made three different entries because I couldnt edit them. #techsupport...  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

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

The Incredible Health Benefits of Okra

Fried okra is a delicious southern staple that pairs well with other hearty dishes. Unfortunately, eating it fried undoes many of the natural health benefits of this unique vegetable.Not only is okra extremely tasty in its own right, but it also prov...  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