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Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load 101: A Nutritionists Look

The Glycemic Index (GI) Diet has been largely marketed as a weight loss diet or a diet for diabetics, but where did it’s theories originate from and why is it so important that we all know about this so-called… 1,461 more words

Disease Management


Over the last 20–30 years, the importance of the glycemic index has grown to the point of being widely debated and controversial as certain dietary patterns were established based only on this figure. 838 more words

Food Science / Nutrition

Wheat and Dairy Free Pancakes

If you are sugar free, wheat free and dairy free, breakfast options are limited, just because our American culture is SO heavy on carbohydrates as the way to start our day.  546 more words

Blog Entries

Time to Celebrate: “I DID it!!!”

I stepped off the scale this morning stifling a happy scream while pumping my fists in the air. Doing a victory dance of sorts. It. Is. 881 more words

A bit more about food combining

After I wrote about the utter nonsense of food combining last week I had a reader contact me to suggest that perhaps I could elaborate on the positive side of food combining. 477 more words

Are potatoes making you fat?

While eating a whole potato would seem on the surface to be a reasonably healthy choice compared with processed foods, spuds can be a dud when it comes to their effect on your blood glucose level. 325 more words


Coconut Creme Pumpkin Bars

We’re here! It’s the fall! It’s pumpkin season, one of my favorite culinary times of the year! Pumpkins are not only versatile in the kitchen, they’re nutritiously delicious! 610 more words