Posts tagged "weight loss"
The FYI on GI (Glycemic Index)

The FYI on GI (Glycemic Index)

The bagel you had this morning with 40 grams of simple carbohydrates will rapidly spike your glucose response.  This will stimulate the rush of insulin to drive glucose into the cells. This reaction is particularly good after exercising when easy digestible carbohydrates (eaten along with protein) allow the muscle building amino acids to repair the...
Not All Whole Grains Are Created Equal

Not All Whole Grains Are Created Equal

Which would you choose: washed out white bread or brownish golden whole grain bread? And more important, why? You may be part of the 72% and 73% of American who consume more fiber and whole grains respectively–according to the 2010 Food & Health Survey by the International Food Information Council—in the pursuit of satiety and...
Food Trends for 2013

Food Trends for 2013

It may be freezing in some cities, but take a window shopping walk and the bright cobalt, orange, yellow and other spring-summer colors already are popping out at every store. Although, the same colors will soon show up at the supermarket your choices may not be so easy. What is new and exciting? This is...
Don't Blame High Cholesterol for CAD

Don’t Blame High Cholesterol for CAD

You may avoid eggs, shrimps, milk and other cholesterol-rich food to prevent the waxy type of fat from being deposited into your arteries. However, is it possible that what people blame for the incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) is really not “the most” significance culprit? “Cholesterol is a vitally important necessary molecule that’s needed...
Pour on the Vinegar—Lose the Body Fat

Pour on the Vinegar—Lose the Body Fat

One day it is tea. The next it is grapefruit. The list for the next “fat burner food” seems endless. But here is the hard truth: it is not the food itself that makes your muffin top crumble. Instead, the so-called “magic” comes from its specific ingredients or enzymes that have proven fat-burning properties. Take...