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Low Glycemic Foods Index Resources

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

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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

ignoring trigger foods in the house
Updated 5/4/2015 10:56:05 PM

One way to ignore my son's ice cream (he needs the calories) and other foods is to buy flavors or items I don't like. That doesn't always work. Any other suggestions?...  Read more

How to remove food from your favorites in the app?
Updated 5/1/2015 10:28:17 AM

How to remove food from your favorites in the app?...  Read more

Why do we crave crappy food at night?
Updated 5/1/2015 3:04:41 AM

Why do we crave crappy food at night?...  Read more

I would like some opinions on mixers and food proc
Updated 4/30/2015 7:01:20 PM

I would like some opinions on mixers and food processors. A lot of the recipes I see say to use stand mixers and food processors. My old stand mixer (actually my Mom's from the 50s) quit working right so that you have to beat it to turn it on....  Read more

Nutrabullet - how do you create a food catagory an
Updated 5/1/2015 10:08:43 AM

Nutrabullet - how do you create a food catagory and count as a meal??? HELP!!!...  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

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