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Is the Glycemic Index the secret to better blood sugar control?

“Glycemic Index” and “Glycemic Load” have become buzzwords for the carbohydrate-conscious public, but the burning question remains: What exactly is Glycemic Index?  Is it worth learning in an effort to control your blood sugar? 1,094 more words

Nutrition

Rice is a Killer Carb!

Rice is a Killer Carb!

But only in a good way! And now that I’ve now figured out how to eat it.

When I was a little kid, my Mom often told me that my eyes were bigger than my belly! 495 more words

Health & Weight Loss

Watermelon

In this past organic produce delivery there was a little watermelon. They call them personal watermelons. They are so cute. I decided to slice it open, cut it up, and put it in the fridge. 325 more words

Food

Counting calories vs counting macros – which is better for fat loss?

I recently came across an infographic in this blogpost, which outlines the principles behind weight loss, in a bid to oversimplify the process. Basically, it conveys that for weight loss to happen, you basically need to be in a calorie deficit. 780 more words

Health & Fitness

THINK Yourself Thin ... Maybe?

THINK Yourself Thin … Maybe?

Yesterday’s post on the Glycemic Index, the Glycemic Load Index, and the Insulin & Satiety Indices triggered a few questions. I wasn’t suggesting that any particular index was the right way to build a weight-loss diet. 384 more words

Health & Weight Loss

Glycemic Index (GI) and Glycemic Load (GL)

Your blood glucose levels rise and fall when you eat a meal containing carbohydrates.  How high it rises and how long it stays high depends on the quality of the carbohydrates (the GI) as well as the quantity. 599 more words

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