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High GI Leads to Food Cravings, Study Says

Though people often consider overeating to be a personal choice, scientists are discovering that overindulgence is much more complicated than that. Sometimes people may not even be aware that they are eating foods that make it more likely for them … Continue reading

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Let them eat potatoes

The index of the classic cookbook, The Joy of Cooking, lists a grand total of 67 uses for potatoes. There are potato dumplings. Chantilly potatoes. Boiled, baked, and fried potatoes. Grated and pan-broiled, au gratin, O’Brien and Dauphine. And then … Continue reading

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Using the Glycemic Index for Better Blood Glucose Control

By Nora Saul M.S, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E. Manager of Nutritional Education at Joslin Diabetes Center Today we’re exploring some of the factors that affect the glycemic index (GI) of a food, and how to use the index—along with carb counting—to … Continue reading

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Using the Glycemic Index & Glycemic Load

By Nora Saul M.S, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E. Manager of Nutritional Education at the Joslin Diabetes Center Everybody has an opinion on the Glycemic Index as a method for glycemic control—it’s either the greatest thing since sliced bread or a trivial … Continue reading

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