Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Diabetic Nutrition!

1. Make sure to pick foods low on the Glycemic Index,(GI). The benefits of the foods that are low on the (GI):

* Low GI consumption help people lose and control weight
* Low GI consumption increase the body's sensitivity to insulin
* Low GI carbs improve diabetes control
* Low GI carbs reduce the risk of heart disease
* Low GI carbs reduce blood cholesterol levels
* Low GI carbs can help you manage the symptoms of PCOS
* Low GI carbs reduce hunger and keep you fuller for longer
* Low GI carbs prolong physical endurance
* High GI carbs help re-fuel carbohydrate stores after exercise


So to reiterate. Eating foods with a Low GI will not only help you control your weight, reduce your risks of heart disease, but it can also help your endurance in physical activity. Take a look at the site listed above for some of these POWER FOODS!


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