Low Glycemic Diet: Benefits, Foods & Sample Plan

Has your doctor recently recommended a low glycemic diet to help treat a condition you’re dealing with, such as high cholesterol or diabetes? Or maybe you’re hoping to reduce your intake of sugar, processed grains and other “high glycemic foods” in order to reach a healthier weight? No matter what …

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Sugar-Free Diet Plan, Benefits & Best Foods

According to research done by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, although Americans appear to be consuming less sugar today than in the previous couple of decades, average sugar consumption in America is still around 94 grams per day, or 358 calories. (1) That’s a lot of sugar, but it doesn’t …

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Eat Like a Bolivian with the Tsimane Diet

Lots of carbs, little meat and minimal protein: It sounds like the kind of diet your doctor would warn you against. But for a native population in Bolivia’s Amazon rain forest, this type of diet, known as a the Tsimane Diet, protects these Bolivian inhabitants against heart disease, according to …

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