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Friday, November 05, 2010

LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX BREAKFAST

Low glycemic index breakfast reduces calorie intake of preadolescent children

Low glycemic index breakfast reduces calorie intake of preadolescent children according to a recent study from Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Nov 05, 2010 5:54 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

GLYCEMIC LOAD

High glycemic index diet increases the risk of endometrial cancer 18 percent

The one-fourth of people eating a diet with the highest glycemic index or highest glycemic load were 26 percent more likely to develop colorectal cancer compared to the one-fourth eating a diet with the lowest glycemic load. This according to an analysis of 39 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:23 pm | [0] comments

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High glycemic index diet increases the risk of colorectal cancer 26 percent

The one-fourth of people eating a diet with the highest glycemic index or highest glycemic load were 26 percent more likely to develop colorectal cancer compared to the one-fourth eating a diet with the lowest glycemic load. This according to an analysis of 39 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:20 pm | [0] comments

GLYCEMIC LOAD

High glycemic index diet not associated with risk of pancreatic cancer

No association was found between eating a high glycemic index diet or high glycemic load diet were 26 percent and pancreatic cancer according to an analysis of 39 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:17 pm | [0] comments

GLYCEMIC LOAD

High glycemic index diet increases the risk of type 2 diabetes 40 percent

Type 2 diabetes is 40 percent more common in the one-fifth of people eating a diet with the highest glycemic index or highest glycemic load compared to the one-fifth eating a diet with the lowest glycemic index / glycemic load according to a study from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:11 pm | [0] comments

GLYCEMIC LOAD

High glycemic index diet increases the risk of coronary heart disease 25 percent

Coronary heart disease is 25 percent more common in the one-fifth of people eating a diet with the highest glycemic index or highest glycemic load compared to the one-fifth eating a diet with the lowest glycemic index / glycemic load according to a study from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:06 pm | [0] comments

GLYCEMIC LOAD

High glycemic index diet increases the risk of gallbladder disease 26 percent

Gallbladder disease is 26 percent more common in the one-fifth of people eating a diet with the highest glycemic index or highest glycemic load compared to the one-fifth eating a diet with the lowest glycemic index / glycemic load according to a study from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:02 pm | [0] comments

GLYCEMIC LOAD

High glycemic index diet increases the risk of breast cancer 8 percent

Breast cancer is 8 percent more common in the one-fifth of people eating a diet with the highest glycemic index or highest glycemic load compared to the one-fifth eating a diet with the lowest glycemic index / glycemic load according to a study from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 12:57 pm | [0] comments

Friday, May 09, 2008

BREAST CANCER

Breast cancer risk 26% lower in overweight postmenopausal women eating low glycemic index diet

Among overweight postmenopausal women, the one-forth eating the lowest glycemic index diet were 26 percent less likely to get breast cancer than the one-forth of women eating the highest glycemic index diet according to a study from France. To say this in reverse, the risk of breast cancer was 35 percent higher in the one-forth of women eating the highest glycemic index diet. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, May 09, 2008 7:39 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

GLYCEMIC INDEX

Doctor recommends that people who secrete a lot of insulin should eat low-glycemic index diet

In a press release, Dr. Mark Hyman, author of the book UltraMetabolism, who you may have seen on PBS talking about weight loss, recommends that anyone trying to lose weight should be given a glucose tolerance test which measures blood sugar and insulin levels after you have eaten. And that anyone whose insulin levels go over 30 during the test, a mark of someone who secretes a lot of insulin, should be sure to eat "low glycemic load, whole-foods, unprocessed diet which keeps your blood sugar even". Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, May 06, 2008 1:20 pm | [0] comments

Friday, March 07, 2008

GLYCEMIC INDEX

Low glycemic index calorie-restricted diet causes more weight loss in 2 months : 7.5% vs 5.3%

People on a calorie-reduced diet who consumed low glycemic index foods lost more weight than those eating high glycemic index foods. Those in the low glycemic index group lost an average of 7.5 percent of their body weight in two months versus 5.3 percent for those in the high glycemic index group. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Mar 07, 2008 6:12 am | [0] comments

Friday, September 14, 2007

LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX DIET

Low glycemic index diet does not cause weight loss

A low glycemic index diet does not cause greater weight loss than a high glycemic index diet according to a year-and-a-half study from Brazil. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 14, 2007 7:52 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX

Low glycemic diets increase weight loss by 2 lbs more than standard diets

A low glycemic diet increases weight loss by 2.4 pounds more than a standard diet according to a review of six previous studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 24, 2007 4:09 am | [0] comments

Monday, May 21, 2007

LOW GLYCEMIC DIET

Low glycemic diet causes 11 lbs greater weight loss in patients with high insulin secretion

Patients with higher than normal insulin secretion on a low glycemic load diet lost 11 pounds more than those on a low fat diet according to a study from Children's Hospital Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, May 21, 2007 3:40 am | [0] comments

Thursday, May 03, 2007

LOW GLYCEMIC DIET

People lose as much weight with high glycemic foods as a low glycemic foods

People lost a similar amount of weight when their carbohydrate-rich foods were replaced with high glycemic foods as compared to low glycemic foods according to a recent study from The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Frederiksberg, Denmark. However, there was a 10 percent decrease in LDL cholesterol in the low glycemic food group and a tendency for total cholesterol to decrease as well which was not seen in the high glycemic food group. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, May 03, 2007 3:43 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

GLYCEMIC INDEX

Low glycemic foods do not increase weight loss while on a diet

A low glycemic diet does not increase weight loss compared to a high glycemic diet according to a new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, May 02, 2007 7:30 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

HIGH GLYCEMIC DIET

High-glycemic diet increase risk of coronary heart disease by 90% in women

A diet with a high glycemic load increases the risk of coronrary heart disease in women according to a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health. The one-tenth of women consuming the highest glycemic load were 90 percent more likely to get coronary heart disease over during the 20-year follow-up than the one-tenth of women consuming the lowest glycemic load. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Mar 21, 2007 3:03 am | [0] comments

Monday, November 13, 2006

GLYCEMIC LOAD / HEART DISEASE

High glycemic load diet increases risk of coronary heart disease in women by 90%

Eating a diet with a high glycemic load, that is, a diet that raises blood sugar a lot, increases the risk of coronary heart disease in women by 90 percent according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 13, 2006 6:49 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

GLYCEMIC LOAD

Glycemic Load is not associated with body fat, belly fat or BMI

A diet containing a high glycemic load is not associated with body fat, belly fat or body mass index (BMI) in older men or women according to a new study from researchers at the University of Maryland and others. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 20, 2005 7:20 am | [0] comments

Friday, May 27, 2005

LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX

Patients lose 6.2 lbs on low glycemic load diet

Cardiac rehabilitation patients following a low glycemic load diet had lost an average of 6.2 pounds after six months compared to a weight gained of 0.4 pounds for patients who were asked to follow the principles of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating for People Four Years and Over according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, May 27, 2005 4:09 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, October 05, 2004

High glycemic index diet increases C-reactive protein, triglycerides and lowers HDL levels

In post-menopausal women, high glycemic index diets are associated with higher C-reactive protein levels -- a marker of low grade chronic inflammation --, high triglycerides and lower HDL levels, all of which increase the risk of cardiovascular disease according to a recent paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Oct 05, 2004 8:34 am | [0] comments

Sunday, September 05, 2004

Tables listing the glycemic index of numerous foods can be found here.

Glycemic Index: Mice on high glycemic index diet had 71% more body fat, 8% less muscle

Mice on a high glycemic index diet had 71 percent more body fat and 8 percent less lean body mass (muscle) than mice on a low glycemic index diet according to a new study from Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Sep 05, 2004 9:18 am | [0] comments

Friday, August 20, 2004

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load: What are they?

Hormel Foods website defines glycemic index and glycemic load as follows. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Aug 20, 2004 7:37 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, June 01, 2004

Treating Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction (HPD): By William Wilson, M.D.

In his interview, William Wilson, M.D., discussed a condition he has named Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction, or HPD for short. In this article he provides an outline for diagnosis, treatment and examples of patients he has treated. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jun 01, 2004 8:30 am | [0] comments

Thursday, March 25, 2004

High-glycemic index foods boost intake

High-glycemic index foods increase calorie intake by 50 to 80 percent when compared to medium- and low-glycemic index foods. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Mar 25, 2004 5:22 am | [0] comments

Sunday, September 14, 2003

Four factors that increase glycemic index

Glycemic index, that is how much does a given amount of food raise blood sugar, is affected by several factors according to Roberts (2000). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Sep 14, 2003 10:58 am | [0] comments
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