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What Is The 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

I am a 50 year old woman. I love my job, my husban
Updated 10/4/2015 10:35:38 PM

I am a 50 year old woman. I love my job, my husband and my son, but not so much my fitness level. I need to get back on fitness track and would love to have an accountability buddy. I need to drop about 25 lbs....  Read more

I am stuck. My weight is not budging. Not sure wha
Updated 10/6/2015 11:21:54 AM

I am stuck. My weight is not budging. Not sure what I can add as another exercise....  Read more

Came down with a cold/flu yesterday. I am still ea
Updated 10/4/2015 10:22:02 AM

Came down with a cold/flu yesterday. I am still eating within my limits and have drank tea and coffee instead of gingerale, but definitely feel too run down to exercise. Just doing housework for now. Tomorrow I will reassess how I feel....  Read more

well this week i figured out that i am to active t
Updated 10/4/2015 3:27:37 PM

well this week i figured out that i am to active to only eat 1200 calories, so i increased it to 1300-1400 calories. i have been burning between 400 and 900 calories a day. it is working better that way....  Read more

I am wondering about my goal. According to my BMI,
Updated 10/4/2015 6:58:50 AM

I am wondering about my goal. According to my BMI, I should weigh about 164 lbs. That means I need to lose about 60 lbs. Some people I talk to say that's a lot and I would be too thin. I'm 5'8 and have a medium build. How much stock do I put in BMI...  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

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  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

Come check us out - Low Glycemic Index team

Do you want to know the effects of food on your blood sugar? Discover foods to improve overall wellness and health, making positive, lifestyle and diet change Choosing Low GI Foods, Green Zone Foods, can help you in: o Controlling and stabl...  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