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My Insolite Breakfast

This month my goal has been to know myself better and I’ve really managed to.
You’ll find some of the tests I did to this purpose in my blog article… 1,238 more words


What is the Glycemic Index

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. 859 more words

Wellness Through Nourishment

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


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. 485 more words

Fitness With Diabetes

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

Fitness With Diabetes

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