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Cauliflower Pizza Crusts (or bake just for cutting into pieces in order to eat low carb dips - excellent replacement for bread!)

Basil Cauliflower Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza Crusts (or bake just for cutting into pieces in order to eat low carb dips - excellent replacement for bread!)

Best article I've seen to simply explain this.... glycemic index vs glycemic load

Glycemic Index vs Glycemic Load

A Brief Review: Carbohydrates and Insulin Carbohydrates are broken down into sugar in your body. If you consume sugary food (simple carbohydrates), it will raise your blood sugar levels. Sugar spikes your insulin. The body releases insulin in an attempt to normalize your high blood sugar levels. The more sugary the carbohydrate is (eg. White bread, pastas, sugar, white potatoes, cookies, licorice), the more your body will produce insulin. The bad news: Insulin = fat storage hormone. Too much…

glycemic index vs glycemic load

Glycemic Index vs Glycemic Load

A Brief Review: Carbohydrates and Insulin Carbohydrates are broken down into sugar in your body. If you consume sugary food (simple carbohydrates), it will raise your blood sugar levels. Sugar spikes your insulin. The body releases insulin in an attempt to normalize your high blood sugar levels. The more sugary the carbohydrate is (eg. White bread, pastas, sugar, white potatoes, cookies, licorice), the more your body will produce insulin. The bad news: Insulin = fat storage hormone. Too much…

Glycemic Index

Glycemic Index Foods

In my earlier post, i talked about the how glycemic index (GI) affects weight loss. Here is a more detailed explanation of what it’s about. GI is the ranking of carbohydrates on a scale of 0-…

10 ways to fix leptin resistance

Outsmarting Your Hungry Hormones | Top Ten Ways to Alleviate Leptin Resistance

There aren't any medications to correct leptin resistance yet, but there is a lot you can do enhance the appetite-suppressing effect of leptin. Here are the top ten ways you can alleviate leptin resistance.

The 5 commandments of low Glycemic eating

Free Low Glycemic Diet Plan | Livestrong.com

If you're looking for an eating plan that can lower your risk of diabetes and heart disease and help you lose weight, the low-glycemic diet makes a good choice.

Sugar Free Berry & Lemon Curd Pavlovas

Sugar Free Berry & Lemon Curd Pavlovas

Wow, that is a long title! I'm not even sure where to start with all of that stuff to talk about! I guess just a brief (er...sort of!) thank you to everybody who supports IBIH

low GI diet

Popular low-fat diets 'will not help keep the weight off and are bad for your body', claims study

The Boston-based study found that diets that reduce the surge in blood sugar after a meal - either low-glycemic index or very-low carbohydrate – may be preferable to a low-fat diet.

Low GI Diet for PCOS

Low GI Diet for PCOS | Livestrong.com

The most common endocrine disorder diagnosed in women is PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome.

Low-Glycemic + Portion Control

Habit of Health: Healthy Eating Plan | Dr. Wayne Andersen

Our first infographic…a quick fun way to share health tips, fun facts and information!

Article on Leptin and leptin resistance

A Lesson On Leptin - Healthy Living How To

Today, my friend Andrea McDaniel, Holistic and Integrative Registered Dietitian, is going to teach you about a little hormone called leptin. Meanwhile, I am busy in the kitchen creating healthy low-carb recipes for the collaborative cookbook project I am working on, due out in December. ♥ Vanessa Ever catch yourself saying “I try to eat well, but... [Continue Reading]

Low Glycemic Chocolate Mousse

Beyond Gorgeous - Beliefnet Voices - Susan Jordan Brown

Beliefnet Voices - Susan Jordan Brown