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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

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

Time of Meal
Updated 4/24/2015 8:30:56 AM

Hi, SparkPeople! I am in a Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes Prevention Program at my local YMCA and we are tracking our food. SparkPeople is an excellent way for me to easily track what I eat. But, one thing we have to list is the time we eat. There is...  Read more

I have a habit of eating one HUGE meal per day. Ju
Updated 4/24/2015 1:04:56 PM

I have a habit of eating one HUGE meal per day. Just once a day. I'm staying within my calorie range. Does it make a difference?...  Read more

Guesstimate or call it a untrackable meal and just
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Guesstimate or call it a untrackable meal and just make good decisions. Lunch for me will be that way-meeting a friend and I have no idea where we'll go so I'll do the best I can. Some meals/days are like that. :-)...  Read more

If I'm having a meal with that person I try for healthier food options. If that's not the case I hav
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If I'm having a meal with that person I try for healthier food options. If that's not the case I have a smaller portion....  Read more

Slow down and enjoy the meal preparation
Updated 4/21/2015 10:18:50 PM

We're always in a hurry! Try to get the kids to help prepare dinner while you catch up on the daily "dish"....  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

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