The term glycemic index may not sound like something you would use on a daily basis, but it is fairly simple in concept. It is a measure of the blood sugar in your body after eating a food that contains carbohydrates. Over the years, people have continued to try to control their blood sugar by counting their carbs in this way, but primarily in an effort to have control over their energy levels and to maintain more lasting quality from meals. Continue reading Understanding Glycemic Index
Many members have been asking for more information about anti-inflammatory foods. In part, due to the fact that many have some arthritis in their joints. They want to be able to continue their workout routine without pain. The reason why these foods are important is because they contain vital phytochemicals that can help alleviate some of that inflammation. Continue reading How the Phytochemicals in Foods Help with Inflammation
I’ve already had so many wonderful conversations with members of The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge. I have been very pleased that so many members truly want to eat better and incorporate healthy nutrition into their lives. Nevertheless, many still struggle to plan ahead for their meals. Keep reading for some member questions regarding this exact issue. Plus, get an easy 7-day menu to get you started. Continue reading 7-Day Meal Plan & Menu
Rarely do experts say exactly what you need to be eating. Not the case with the popular nutritionist for the Liverpool Soccer Team, Mona Nemmer. Her success with the dietary input of the team has had real results in overall team success. Nemmer runs a team kitchen and requires that players participate in her unique style of eating. Here is what she does. Continue reading What We Can Learn from the Liverpool Soccer Team’s Diet
Good ideas for freezer entrees that you can just pull out and enjoy can come from your own kitchen, or you can take a look at these new frozen meals available at your local grocery store. Continue reading What’s New in the Freezer Section?