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proportion of insulinogenic calories

Someone looking to “go low carb” will typically try to make a decision on whether a food meets their goals simply based on the number of carbohydrates per serving or per 100g shown on the label. 285 more words

Insulin Index

Lazy-boy's basic risotto

This risotto’s easy!

Or is it? What’s easy for me may be hard for you. You might not have the equipment to make quick work of the tasks. 960 more words

Food

glycemic index load versus insulin load

The aim of the glycemic index (GI) [1] [2] is to estimate the rise in blood sugar in response to the ingestion of various foods. 443 more words

Insulin Index

Shallot Vinaigrette

I have resorted to making most of my salad dressings these last several years because salad dressings have lots of hidden SUGAR.  Just look at your favorite dressing, many have HFCS in them (high fructose corn syrup) and most are full of preservatives. 330 more words

Recipes

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

Study found it’s not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought.

A new look at what kinds of foods might help people keep their weight in check as they age found that not all calories are created equal and some foods are not as bad for the middle-aged waistline as many believe. 673 more words

Food

Tony reblogged this on One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Longer and commented:

While men and women who ate lots of nuts, peanut butter, fish, yogurt and low-fat cheese tended to lose weight, other foods commonly seen as “unhealthy” — such as eggs, full-fat cheese and whole milk — did not seem to make a difference in weight. This is a nice rundown on the foods we choose and their impact on us as we age. Let us not forget that eating is only half the battle on weight control and aging. There is also exercise. Everyone must exercise regularly; daily if possible. Eat less; move more; live longer. Tony

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

Study found it’s not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought.

A new look at what kinds of foods might help people keep their weight in check as they age found that not all calories are created equal and some foods are not as bad for the middle-aged waistline as many believe. 673 more words

Food

Team Nigella

We love Nigella Lawson but is she PCOS-friendly? We reviewed our favourite Nigella recipe books and we were presently surprised. Nigella is famous for making delicious, easy and often, indulgent food. 554 more words

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