Glycemic-Index

Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…. * Eat an anti-inflammatory Pan-Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet. My heart-healthy PAM eating plan includes 40 to 45 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 35-40 percent healthy fats; and 20-25 percent protein—all of which help to reduce inflammation. * Restrict bread and bread products…

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Announcing the Best Heart Health Diet Recipe Challenge

…following: heart-healthy fats (olive oil, coconut oil, etc.), heart-healthy proteins (salmon, range-fed beef, etc.), and/or slow-burning, low-glycemic index vegetables, such as asparagus, broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, spinach, and more. But you're certainly not limited to these ingredients. For…

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

…in blood sugar and a subsequent rise in insulin. Instead, I recommend the PAMM diet which includes 45 percent to 50 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 30 percent healthy fats; and 25 percent protein. * If you have a family history of diabetes (whether type 1 or type 2) or if you…

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Follow This Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…day, when the body is quieter and the metabolism slower. My PAMM heart healthy diet plan includes 45 percent to 50 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 30 percent healthy fats; and 25 percent protein. I’d also urge you to eat organic as much as possible. Moderate Carbohydrates…

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A Delicious Heart-Healthy Breakfast—Overnight Oatmeal

…contributes to a healthier GI tract. Its high concentration of both soluble and insoluble fiber also helps oatmeal to fall much lower on the glycemic index than other grains. That’s because the fiber digests slowly, releasing the sugar content at a gradual rate which helps you to maintain steady…

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4 Foods for Depression

…potato (with skin) before bed puts your biochemistry in motion to increase serotonin levels naturally. Potatoes, which have a moderately high glycemic index, create a precisely timed “hit” of insulin to escort serotonin- and sleep-inducing tryptophan into the brain. But because potatoes are so satisfying…

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