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How To Get Your Diet Back On Track

I broke up with my boyfriend last week, and it seems I’ve been on some kind of huge “Break-up Binge” for the last 7 days. ¬†After writing my post on… 650 more words

PCOS

Papayadom!

Aaaah, Pa Pa Ya, you either love it or hate it. Or, like me you don’t love it, you even think it smells a little like puke, but know it’s good for you, adore the texture, color and form, and live somewhere where it’s plentiful. 810 more words

Cooking

Do You Enjoy Junk Food

Last night, I was feeling lazy and couldn’t be bothered to cook… something most of us PCOS ladies can relate to I’m sure. I found myself opening the freezer and looking at the junk food and ‘easy’ meals. 958 more words

PCOS

Fruit facts that everyone must know

Why fruits? To start, Diets high in fruits are widely recommended for their health-promoting properties. The fruits have been part of the human diet for thousands of years because of their concentrations of vitamins, especially vitamins C and A; minerals, especially electrolytes; and phytochemicals, especially antioxidants. 1,673 more words

Living Healthy Menu

Glycemic Index

In 2014, the global burden of diabetes was 422 million people – 8.5% of the global adult population, according to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2016a). 1,488 more words

Diet And Evolution

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load

Glycemic Index

In the past, carbohydrates were classified as simple or complex based on the number of simple sugars in the molecule. Carbohydrates composed of one or two simple sugars like fructose or sucrose (table sugar) were labeled simple, while starchy foods were labeled complex because starch is composed of long chains of the simple sugar, glucose. 1,465 more words

Blood Sugar

Carbohydrates, moderation or nothing?

I, me and my fat, Part 8

There is no one-size-fits-all prescription for the quantity of carbohydrates in our diet.

There are genetic variations in fatness and leanness, that are independent of diet.

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Weight Control