Category Archives: Nutrition: Glycemic Load

Dietary Glycemic Index Linked to Lung Cancer Risk in Select Populations






Newswise — Consuming a diet with a high glycemic index, a classification of how rapidly carbohydrates elevate blood sugar levels, was independently associated with an increased risk of developing lung cancer in non-Hispanic whites, according to a new epidemiologic study … Continue reading






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CPAP May Improve Glycemic Control in Sleep Apnea Patients






Newswise — Continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, appears to improve glycemic control in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and type 2 diabetes that is not well controlled, according to research published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal … Continue reading






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The health impact of nighttime eating: old and new perspectives






Nutrients. 2015 Apr 9;7(4):2648-62. doi: 10.3390/nu7042648. The health impact of nighttime eating: old and new perspectives. Kinsey AW1, Ormsbee MJ2,3. Author information 1Institute of Sports Sciences & Medicine, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL … Continue reading






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Diet-associated inflammation shortens life






Eur J Nutr. 2016 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] Association between diet-related inflammation, all-cause, all-cancer, and cardiovascular disease mortality, with special focus on prediabetics: findings from NHANES III. Deng FE1,2, Shivappa N3,4, Tang Y2, Mann JR1, Hebert JR5,6. Author … Continue reading






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Develop your own personal weight loss plan based on Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guidelines






Total Body Diet For Dummies is your expert-led guide to losing weight — and keeping it off — the healthy way. It’s easy to fall into the trap of fad diets with their promises of fast results and little effort, … Continue reading






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US Dietary Guidelines 2015-2020 Released






Over the past century, deficiencies of essential nutrients have dramatically decreased, many infectious diseases have been conquered, and the majority of the U.S. population can now anticipate a long and productive life. At the same time, rates of chronic diseases—many … Continue reading






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Slightly elevated blood sugar linked to kidney damage risk






(Reuters Health) - People whose blood sugar levels are in the borderline range – higher than normal, but not yet diabetic - might still have an increased risk of kidney problems, a Norwegian study suggests. Compared to individuals with normal … Continue reading






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Glycemic index, glycemic load, and common psychological disorders






Glycemic index, glycemic load, and common psychological disorders 1 First published November 25, 2015, doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.114.105445 Am J Clin Nutr ajcn105445 Fahimeh Haghighatdoost2,3, Leila Azadbakht2,3,6,*, Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli7, Christine Feinle-Bisset8, Hamed Daghaghzadeh4, Hamid Afshar4, Awat Feizi5, Ahmad Esmaillzadeh2, and Peyman … Continue reading






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Low-Glycemic-Index Foods Can Decrease Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure in the Short Term






Int J Hypertens. 2015;2015:801268. doi: 10.1155/2015/801268. Epub 2015 Oct 5. Low-Glycemic-Index Foods Can Decrease Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure in the Short Term. Hosseininasab M1, Norouzy A1, Nematy M1, Bonakdaran S2. Author information 1Nutrition Research Center and Department of Nutrition, … Continue reading






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B.E.D. is a distinct eating disorder






B.E.D. is a distinct eating disorder, recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5®).1 Approximately 2.8 million adults in the United States are estimated to have B.E.D. based on a 12-month prevalence estimate in National … Continue reading






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Diabetics who skip breakfast provoke hazardous blood sugar spikes






More and more Americans on-the-go are skipping the “most important meal of the day,” not eating until lunch. This tendency to miss breakfast has already been linked to the growing epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular problems in the US — … Continue reading






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That candy bar is going to make you sad






High glycemic index diet as a risk factor for depression: analyses from the Women’s Health Initiative1 James E Gangwisch2,*, Lauren Hale3,4, Lorena Garcia5, Dolores Malaspina6, Mark G Opler6, Martha E Payne7, Rebecca C Rossom8, and Dorothy Lane4 First published June … Continue reading






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Making the Glycemic Index easier to use






An education and symbol program for people to take better advantage of the Glycemic Index (GI) is coming to Canada, meaning people living with diabetes will benefit from an additional way to help control their blood sugar. This news will … Continue reading






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Autism symptoms in mice reduced by low glycemic index diet






LA JOLLA, Calif. — Bread, cereal and other sugary processed foods cause rapid spikes and subsequent crashes in blood sugar. In contrast, diets made up of vegetables, fruits and whole grains are healthier, in part because they take longer to … Continue reading






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Exercise may be diabetes medicine






Nutr Hosp. 2015 Apr 1;31(n04):1465-1472. [GLYCEMIC CONTROL THROUGH PHYSICAL EXERCISE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES SYSTEMATIC REVIEW]. [Article in Spanish] Quílez Llopiz P1, Reig García-Galbis M2. Author information 1Ph. D. Departamento de Enfermería, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud de la … Continue reading






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Raisins are low GI and a healthy choice, even for diabetics






J Nutr Sci. 2014 Jan 7;3:e1. doi: 10.1017/jns.2013.33. eCollection 2014. Acute effects of raisin consumption on glucose and insulin reponses in healthy individuals. Esfahani A1, Lam J2, Kendall CW3. Author information 1School of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, … Continue reading






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Asthma med rituals may help elderly adherence






Storing it in the bathroom and making it part of a daily routine may be helpful advice that doctors can give their older asthmatic patients who struggle to remember to take their daily prescribed medication. This advice comes from Alex … Continue reading






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Glycemic load may be linked to esophageal cancer: new study






Nutr Res. 2013 Sep;33(9):719-25. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2013.06.002. Epub 2013 Jul 23. Higher glycemic index and glycemic load diet is associated with increased risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a case-control study. Eslamian G, Jessri M, Hajizadeh B, Ibiebele TI, Rashidkhani B. … Continue reading






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Carbohydrate Quality and Quantity Affect Glucose and Lipid Metabolism during Weight Regain in Healthy Men






J Nutr. 2013 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print] Carbohydrate Quality and Quantity Affect Glucose and Lipid Metabolism during Weight Regain in Healthy Men. Lagerpusch M, Enderle J, Eggeling B, Braun W, Johannsen M, Pape D, Müller MJ, Bosy-Westphal A. … Continue reading






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Dairy, high glycemic index foods linked to acne






Medical nutrition therapy can play an important role, according to Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics report Philadelphia, PA, February 20, 2013 – A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has determined … Continue reading






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Bad cholesterol rises with refined carbohydrate intake, says new study






Carbohydrate Nutrition Differs by Diabetes Status and Is Associated with Dyslipidemia in Boston Puerto Rican Adults without Diabetes 1,2 Maria I. Van Rompay3,4, Nicola M. McKeown3,4, Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa5, José M. Ordovás3,4, and Katherine L. Tucker3–5* First published December 26, 2012, … Continue reading






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Everything you thought you knew about diabetes and carbs and glycemic load may be wrong






Dietary Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Digestible Carbohydrate Intake Are Not Associated with Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Eight European Countries1,2,3 First published November 28, 2012, doi: 10.3945/​jn.112.165605 J. Nutr. January 1, 2013 vol. 143 no. 1 93-99 Ivonne … Continue reading






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Higher dietary glycemic load linked to worse colon cancer survival






Researchers have identified a link between higher dietary glycemic load and total carbohydrate intake and increased risk of cancer recurrences or death among stage 3 colon cancer patients, a finding that suggests that diet and lifestyle modification can have a … Continue reading






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For lasting weight loss, low glycemic trumps very low carb in new study






JAMA. 2012 Jun 27;307(24):2627-34. Effects of dietary composition on energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance. Ebbeling CB, Swain JF, Feldman HA, Wong WW, Hachey DL, Garcia-Lago E, Ludwig DS. Source New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Children’s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood … Continue reading






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Diet rich in slowly digested carbs reduces markers of inflammation in overweight and obese adults






Among overweight and obese adults, a diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates, such as whole grains, legumes and other high-fiber foods, significantly reduces markers of inflammation associated with chronic disease, according to a new study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research … Continue reading






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