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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

9 Superfood Swaps for a Healthier Diet

Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a...  Read more

My twins started kindergarten today!!!!!! I am alo
Updated 8/24/2016 2:19:45 PM

My twins started kindergarten today!!!!!! I am alone for the first time in 9 years and it feels amazing. Got a workout in, deep cleaned the kitchen, and am writing without kids interrupting me every 2 lines. Life is good!...  Read more

My problem with fitness is I am disabled. I can't
Updated 8/24/2016 1:35:45 PM

My problem with fitness is I am disabled. I can't do a lot. I use a walker and am in a wheelchair when I go out. Any ideas about what I could do for exercise? #fitness...  Read more

I am on a very low carb diet and have been having
Updated 8/24/2016 12:42:24 PM

I am on a very low carb diet and have been having symptoms of ketosis. So I have been doing research on it and it says that it can be life threatening. But on here I see people wanting to go into ketosis.. am I missing something about this ?...  Read more

For lunch I am having peanut butter and jelly sand
Updated 8/24/2016 12:22:29 PM

For lunch I am having peanut butter and jelly sandwich with grapes and water...  Read more

I've been doing this thing. Where I am very motiv
Updated 8/24/2016 4:10:29 PM

I've been doing this thing. Where I am very motivated to lose weight and then I lose my first 10 pounds in two weeks later I am not giving up just wondering if anybody has any advice out there #motivation...  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

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

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

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

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