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Glycemic Tips & Tidbits

Glycemic Tips & Tidbits Here’s some interesting information about carbohydrates and their Glycemic index. Hydration and heat raise food’s Glycemic Indexes. Carrots, for example, have a 20 GI when raw. The moment they are boiled, their GI rises to 50 … Continue reading

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Glycemic Index / Load Explained

GLYCEMIC INDEX The glycemic index resulted from the work of scientists who studied volunteers who ate 50 g of carbs and a control food such as white bread. Blood samples taken from these subjects determined blood glucose levels prior to … Continue reading

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Girls can’t do that!

Girls can’t do that! I have been a personal trainer for a crazy amount of years. I started in a time when most women didn’t go to the gyms. They followed their videos in the comfort of their living rooms … Continue reading

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Avocado Potato Salad

Avocado Potato Salad (8 servings) Ingredients: 4 cups Red garden mini potatoes, chopped 2 Avocados, ripe 2 TBS Olive Oil 2 TBSP Lime juice 1/4 TSP sea salt 1/4 TSP Cayenne pepper 1/4 CUP Green onions, chopped 1 CUP Cucumber, … Continue reading

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Vitamins & your food

Biotin A B vitamin that’s sometimes referred to as vitamin H or vitamin B7, biotin… Ensures that the body correctly metabolizes sugar and uses it for energy Is key for fat metabolism, specifically playing a role in the fats needed … Continue reading

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Flu-Fighting Foods

Flu-Fighting Foods Vitamin A Pumpkin, butternut squash, and other deep-hued orange produce provide beta-carotene, which is converted in the body to vitamin A. The squash is also packed with vitamin C. Zinc Zinc has been identified with healthy immune systems, … Continue reading

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Complex Carbs Explained

High Fiber Complex Carbs The high fiber complex carbs are a group of complex carbohydrates. High fiber complex carbs are usually present in plants. Their chemical structure makes them indigestible by humans. Humans lack the enzymes that help break down … Continue reading

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