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Low Glycemic Foods Index Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Glycemic Foods Index.

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 Healthier Meals

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

So, I still managed to make some food, despite the
Updated 11/23/2015 12:44:34 PM

So, I still managed to make some food, despite the stress or I encountered with my car. I love my car very much and getting it has relieved a lot of stress I had with my old car. I just want this fuel filter replaced. At least I have family to help....  Read more

Today went well enough for me food-wise... And tod
Updated 11/23/2015 7:37:39 PM

Today went well enough for me food-wise... And today, well enough was good enough. Looking forward to the week ahead...  Read more

Remove multiple foods
Updated 11/22/2015 4:20:32 PM

I like to remove multiple foods from a meal on my trackers. It hasn't functioned properly for about a week (that I know of). I can check the food, but can't scroll down to click remove all....  Read more

Recovering from food fun!
Updated 11/22/2015 2:45:46 PM

Recovering from food fun!...  Read more

I have had a bunch of food intolerance for about 9
Updated 11/22/2015 1:29:59 PM

I have had a bunch of food intolerance for about 9 years now, but mainly have stuck to gluten-free foods. Last year I had to follow a Paleo diet, and that was really hard! Does anyone have a really good meal plan that works?...  Read more

Pearled Barley

There is a pleasant surprise in pearled barley, it has the lowest glycemic index of any grain...  Read more

pickled five bean salad

Lately I have been eating a lot of five bean salad. There are several good recipes on Sparkpeople already. I love eating it because it is 1. veg 2. high protein 3. easy to make 4. low fat 5. It fills you up and sticks to your ribs. 6....  Read more


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