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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

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Understanding the Concept of Glycaemic Index and Glycaemic Load

Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy in the body. Various foods provide different quantity and quality of carbs. These foods can have varying effects on the blood glucose levels as they are broken down into glucose at different rates. 486 more words

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Brown or white, bread has high sugars

Carb metrics:

Glycemic index of whole wheat bread is very close to that of white bread (74 + 2 vs. 75 + 2). So, either gives you similar blood glucose trend. 152 more words

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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

Indian diet for diabetics

Diet for diabetics is hard to simplify with Indian cuisine in context. Indian cuisine is rich, varied and these days a mix of outside world. 486 more words

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