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Glycemic Index Meals Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Glycemic Index Meals.

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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

Best meals for convenience? Please share recipes that store or freeze well. Delicious, healthful,
Updated 5/3/2016 7:51:56 PM

Best meals for convenience? Please share recipes that store or freeze well. Delicious, healthful, simple, and ready to go for cuisine challenged folks like me. ☺ I tend to take the path of least resistance where food is concerned. Help....  Read more

Help. I don't know how to calculate my 5 meals a d
Updated 5/3/2016 2:36:42 PM

Help. I don't know how to calculate my 5 meals a day. For instance, had a chunk of cheese, a banana & coffee for breakfast. A protein bar and aloe water before the gym, 4oz fish, balsamic vinegar and spinach after the gym........  Read more

Weekly meal print out
Updated 5/3/2016 3:04:54 PM

I'd like to print a calendar of my meals that I've entered for the week. I'd like to hang it on the refrigerator. It would make it easier to answer my husband's questions about what's for dinner. Is there such a thing?...  Read more

If your tracking your meals, run the report on the
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If your tracking your meals, run the report on the webpage and see what it says. For me I noticed that the weeks that I ate alot of carbs were the weeks that I would maintain or even gain some weight back. I lowered my carbs and am losing weight now....  Read more

I'm so annoyed! I ate 3 healthy meals today, and went over the limit by 1,000 calories! It's my fir
Updated 5/3/2016 12:18:08 AM

I'm so annoyed! I ate 3 healthy meals today, and went over the limit by 1,000 calories! It's my first day here, I didn't even eat between meals. ... I'm so turned off right now....  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

Rachael Ray Fans

Calling all Rachael Ray fans! 30 Minute Meal Junkies, $40 a Day Groupies, EveryDay with Rachel Ray Subscribers... Share stories, recipes, and news. Everyone welcome!...  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

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