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Insulin Resistance and Morbid Obesity

Sunday, November 18th, 2007 Posted in Foods & Eating, Health & Exercise | No Comments »

We are suffering an obesity epidemic in the United States. About 66 million people are classified as 'obese,' which means that they have a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30%. That means that a person's body is over ...

Fat Build Up Increases Risk Of Insulin Resistance For Texans

Thursday, January 18th, 2007 Posted in Foods & Eating, Information | No Comments »

As a young individual who lives in Dallas, Houston, Austin or other locations in Texas, you try to stay in shape. But maybe you're still carrying a few extra pounds. Medical professionals have already linked your spare tire to the ...

The Glycemic Index: Key To Weight Loss Or Just Another Diet Gimmick?

Monday, December 4th, 2006 Posted in Foods & Eating, News & Articles | No Comments »

The glycemic index (GI) is a scale that measures how quickly carbohydrate foods are broken down into glucose. The original purpose for the glycemic index was to help diabetics keep their blood sugar under control. The glycemic index has recently ...

South Beach Diet Or Another Fad Diet?

Friday, June 30th, 2006 Posted in Foods & Eating, News & Articles | No Comments »

I have thoroughly researched this diet and am giving you every detail of the South Beach Diet for information. South beach diet book is founded on the premise that switching to good carbs stops insulin resistance and curbs appetite which leads ...

Diabetic Food Pyramid – An Effective Solution To Health Problems

Sunday, November 6th, 2005 Posted in Foods & Eating, Health & Exercise | No Comments »

Controlling your diet can be the key to reducing the risk of diabetes as well as improving your symptoms if you are already affected by this disease people often refer to as “the silent killer.” Using a diabetic food pyramid can ...

The Glycemic Index and Dieting

Thursday, March 31st, 2005 Posted in Foods & Eating, News & Articles | No Comments »

The field of nutrition is awash with charts, tables, diagrams, models, acronyms, and abbreviations; more than the average person can memorize. As such, one often comes across someone who has simply burnt out trying to keep track of how much ...

Diabetes Diet: An Overview

Wednesday, February 9th, 2005 Posted in Foods & Eating | No Comments »

You will need to adopt a special diabetes diet once you are diagnosed with this condition. Basically, this is just one of the changes that you must make, to improve your health. A diabetes diet is based on the food ...

A Diabetic Diet is Key to Managing Diabetes

Tuesday, September 28th, 2004 Posted in Foods & Eating | No Comments »

A diabetic diet is a balanced healthy diet with appropriate mixture of carbohydrates, proteins and fats at each meal so as to both provide essential nutrients as well as create an even release of glucose into the blood from ...

The Myth About Sugar Free Foods

Sunday, June 27th, 2004 Posted in Foods & Eating, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

If you suffer from Diabetes then you know that keeping track of the sugar in foods you consume is critical to your health. It is a daily process of controlling blood sugar levels. There are many processed snacks such ...

What is Adult Type 2 Diabetes?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004 Posted in Foods & Eating, Health & Exercise, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

Adult type 2 diabetes may be a lot more common than you think. There are three different kinds of diabetes. Type 1, type 2, and gestational. Slightly more than 1% of the population has type 2. Obesity. Being overweight increases the ...