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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 have poor nutrition and expect to be healthy forever. And while we don’t normally write about specific diets, we know that changes to our overall diet can lead to healthy outcomes. 1,328 more words

Indian diet and diabetes

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

Fitness With Diabetes

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

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



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