Content tagged "Low-Gi"

Mexican Bean Soup

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Oct 21, 03:36 PM in and . No comments.

Dinner tonight? By my son’s request, I am making mexican bean soup. It’s super easy.

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Hunger and satiety part 2 : How to curb that hunger

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Oct 9, 12:34 PM in and . No comments.

Woman raiding the fridge in the middle of the night

Ok, you’ve tried the method in “are you really hungry?“ to tell if you are really hungry or not and find that yes, at certain times of the day you are just darned hungry before time! What do you do? If you are trying to cut down, it makes it very difficult to avoid eating over your requirements.

There are a few strategies to ward off hunger between meals. Firstly you need to consider if you are getting enough exercise, water and sleep as these will all have an impact on hunger. In fact, a paper recently published suggested that early morning exercise can reduce hunger cravings during the day. Sleep has a big impact on hunger and satiety hormones.

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Which diet is the best for Type 2 Diabetes?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Mar 20, 01:43 PM in . Comments [2].

It’s quite difficult to know which diet to follow for controlling blood glucose and for weight loss in those with Type 2 diabetes. The most recent dietary guidelines for managing diabetes emphasise weight loss and preventing cardiovascular complications but make no specific recommendation about which weight loss diet to try or, indeed what level of carbohydrate is best for controlling blood sugars. So how do people know which the best diet is for them?

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