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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

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

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

I just spent 5 minutes running around my kitchen table being chased by my boys (4 & 2 yrs old) ... o
Updated 9/13/2016 3:54:01 PM

I just spent 5 minutes running around my kitchen table being chased by my boys (4 & 2 yrs old) ... once caught, my 4 yr old tells me, "Mommy, you're more fun with a small belly" My 4yr old has noticed I've lost weight. 😆😆😆...  Read more

Glycemic Index
Updated 9/12/2016 8:01:34 AM

Hi Folks, I am struggling with the low GI diet. I'm only supposed to eat foods with a GI of 45 or lower. I don't get it...how do carrots raw have one number while it sky rockets if they are cooked? Same for pasta...if it's basically under coo...  Read more

have trouble understanding the table of "exercise"
Updated 8/31/2016 7:30:22 PM

have trouble understanding the table of "exercise" the one that says Minutes-calories then Daily total Weekly total Weekly goal PLEASE HELP...  Read more

Spin Spin Spin, *pounds on the table... Come on ba
Updated 8/24/2016 6:15:03 PM

Spin Spin Spin, *pounds on the table... Come on baby, come on 20 or 10 or Whatever you wanna give me today....Spin Spin Spin.. 2 Points! Yea, Double what I got yesterday. That's what I'm talking about....  Read more

I didn't exercise today. The heat index was 105 F.
Updated 8/12/2016 6:37:46 AM

I didn't exercise today. The heat index was 105 F. I missed my walk though. I have a treadmill, but wussed-out when I got home hungry and tired....  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

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

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