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Table Of Glycemic Index 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

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

Many diabetics HAVE TO avoid high glycemic foods,
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Many diabetics HAVE TO avoid high glycemic foods, such as bananas. They can live for decades without them....  Read more

Yes to fruit! Just avoid the high glycemic ones... watermelon, pineapple, banana, etc. You definit
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Yes to fruit! Just avoid the high glycemic ones... watermelon, pineapple, banana, etc. You definitely do not want to avoid an entire food type!...  Read more

Was doing a arm work out with my coffee table like
Updated 2/4/2016 5:27:19 PM

Was doing a arm work out with my coffee table like the dips and really hurt my chest. Don't know what exercises to do that won't hurt my chest as bad???...  Read more

Look up glycemic index. It is all about how long
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Look up glycemic index. It is all about how long it takes to burn. Simple carbs like sugars get used up quickly and are therefor not good. Complex carbs like whole grains take longer to burn and give you more energy. Hope this helps a bit....  Read more

Anyone else take fish oil everyday? I take 2 table
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Anyone else take fish oil everyday? I take 2 tablets every day. I wantet to start taking coffee bean extract and garcinia combine... think thats how ya spell it lol. Anyone else try these and have luck.?...  Read more

Pearled Barley

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

Refusing to live with diabetes

Why must we live with Diabetes? Education is the key!WATCH THIS, all the way through.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo
QZd1-BC0Y1) Lose weight. http://www.webmd.com/diet/your-hunger-horm
ones2) Lose the (high glycemic index) carbs.http://www...  Read more

Cooking for Fast Lives

Life is faster than ever, so how to get healthy, delicious meals on the table? We'll explore slow and pressure cookers, big-batch cooking, and other ways to make fantastic meals stress-free!...  Read more

Nutrition 101: What Is Crystalline Fructose?

Recently, some of you asked about crystalline fructose, a sweetener that is used in plenty of drinks, even some that call themselves "health drinks." We decided to do some research into this corn-based sweetener to help you better understan...  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