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How to keep in shape (kind of) during Christmas time

Christmas has arrived with it’s joy, gifts, invitations, dinner and food! During December we usually go out with friends, colleagues or family for a few drinks or dinner to celebrate and have a fun time. 390 more words

Blood Sugar Imbalance

What Are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load?

Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD wrote . . . . . .

The glycemic index, simply put, is a measure of how quickly a food causes our blood sugar levels to rise. 572 more words


Does increased fibre intake help lower risk of gestational diabetes among pregnant women?

(Adapted from a UBC course assignment submission; Image from Wikimedia Commons)


Pregnant women are a vulnerable population with rapidly changing physiology and anatomy. 754 more words


SF: What the Glycemic Index means to you

As you know, you can’t eat unhealthy and expect to be healthy. And while we don’t normally write about specific diets – but we do believe that changes to our overall diet can lead to healthy outcomes. 1,168 more words


Glycemic this and glycemic that. Does it matter?

What is the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load?

Glycemic this and glycemic that. Does it matter?

You’ll notice that they both begin with “glycemic.” That’s one tip that they have to do with sugars and carbs. 904 more words

Carb Myths: Carb intake and sugar spikes are inseparable!

Carbohydrates are major energy source. Still, many decide to go on low carb or very low carb diets. While there are several reasons why they choose to go on such diets. 437 more words

Fitness With Diabetes

Document Your Life #9 - Hormone Reset Diet

Goodbye bananas!

I always thought bananas were healthy and good for you, but I’m finding out that maybe they’re not…really. I’ve gone sugar free as the next step in my Hormone Reset Diet and Project 145 and am researching what foods to eat according to the Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load “theory” (for the lack of a better word). 231 more words

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