Category Archive: glycemic index

Apr 11

Dietitian & Doctor Recommend Simpler Eating

Ever since my mom foresaw my love of nutrition and desire to be a dietitian, she would collect all sorts of health related articles and newspaper clips to insure I was on-top of the “latest” wellness talk. And since I just moved from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio, I came across one of these articles pulled …

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Jul 20

Cranberries offer promise for diabetics: Study

Sweetened dried cranberries with a reduced sugar and increased fibre content may benefit type-2 diabetics by delivering healthier glycemic and insulin responses, suggests a small study. Consumption of the low-sugar high-fibre sweetened dried cranberries led to better glucose peaks and lower insulin peaks, with a peak insulin of 15, compared to 22 for both bread …

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Jul 15

Carbs: the secret to slim

Recent studies suggest that a high carbohydrate diet can be effective for losing weight and even outperforms a high protein diet for cutting body fat and lowering cholesterol and blood sugar. In the post-Atkins era, this might seem like strange advice: Eat carbohydrates to help you stay lean. But according to a study of 4,451 …

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