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What is a Glycemic Index and Why is it important

Glycemic index is an index that rates how quickly carbs get converted to glucose in the body.  The scale is from 0 to 100 with 100 being the quickest converting foods.  Glucose itself is given a rating of 100.  So why is this important?  Your body is at its best when blood sugar is kept as close to constant as [...]

By | February 26th, 2015|Interesting Facts|0 Comments

10 Useful Kitchen Gadgets for Clean Eating

Kitchen gadgets take the guess work out of cooking clean meals! Here are ten staples in my kitchen. 1. A Good Blender A good blender is so important in so many recipes - soups, dressings and most definitely shakes! Without the right blender, your shakes might come out too chunky, icy, etc. I bought a refurbished Blendtec last year and I [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|Interesting Facts|0 Comments

Carbohydrates – Friend or foe?

Low carb, high carb, carb cycling - what’s the deal? Here’s the science: Carbohydrates are a primary source of energy for your body. However, there are many different types of carbohydrates that work differently in your body. Recently, carbohydrates have gotten a bad reputation so you hear ‘low carb’ and ‘no carb’ thrown around quite a bit. What are you [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|Interesting Facts|0 Comments