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What Is Glycemic Index Diet 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

i am new. i am 61 and have just finished 20 weeks
Updated 8/30/2015 4:43:08 AM

i am new. i am 61 and have just finished 20 weeks losing from 322 to 289 but i had wanted to lose 2 pounds per week. should i cut calories or just accept and be thankful? i figure on another 100 weeks of diet and exercise and then life maintenance....  Read more

Hi I'm new to this. I am a 5'4"/33/F currently at
Updated 8/30/2015 7:44:35 AM

Hi I'm new to this. I am a 5'4"/33/F currently at 215 need to get to 130. Quit smoking 3 weeks ago now I really need support...  Read more

I lost another 2 pounds today I'm happy that I am
Updated 8/30/2015 12:50:47 AM

I lost another 2 pounds today I'm happy that I am getting closer to my goal :)...  Read more

I lost another pound! I am so grateful for this si
Updated 8/30/2015 7:45:21 AM

I lost another pound! I am so grateful for this site and my friends. Thanks for the encouragement!!...  Read more

I am thinking about throwing the scale away. I exe
Updated 8/29/2015 10:07:38 PM

I am thinking about throwing the scale away. I exercise hard for an hour a day. Track and hit my micros most day and I feel like I look decent and the rest will come. But i feel like I should be more unhappy with my body now. But ..I'm after health??...  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

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  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

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

PCOS and The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet

I did some googling on PCOS and found out about The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet. Rules for the Low Amylose Diet: 1.Avoid all simple sugars such as candy, sodas, cakes, pies, ice cream, etc. These are almost pure forms of glucose. 2.A...  Read more

Started the Low Glycemic-index Diet!

I'm not even real sure how it all began. I just know that today is my 4th. day following the low glycemic-index diet. I guess I was watching a Netflix documentary about all the chemicals in our food and what it's doing to our bodies. I had already be...  Read more