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What is Glycaemic Load and How Is It Calculated?

What is Glycaemic Load and How Is It Calculated?

When reading about GI eating plans, you may come across the term ‘glycaemic load’ or GL. Find out what that means.
Shopping Hacks for Foods Low on the Glycemic Index

Five Shopping Hacks for Foods Low on the Glycaemic Index

Low-GL foods create a smaller, more sustained rise in blood glucose than high-GL foods, and don't require as much insulin.
10 Great Hassle Free Low-Glycaemic Snacks

10 Great Hassle Free Low-Glycaemic Snacks

Eating more of these foods and fewer high-glycaemic foods reduces your risk of developing insulin resistance, a core problem underlying type 2 diabetes.
Top Tips to Lower the GI in Your Diet

Top Tips to Lower the GI in Your Diet

The following are practical tips to help you make the switch to low-GI eating. There’s no specific order. Essentially, you should attack the changes that you think you’ll find easiest first. Make the changes gradually – it can take 6 weeks for anew behaviour to become a habit. Here’s how you can get started.
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12 Weight Loss Hacks That You Can Do Right Now

12 Weight Loss Hacks That You Can Do Right Now

One frustrating thing about trying to lose weight is the snail's pace at which the pounds seem to drop off.
The Most Common Weight Loss Tips You Should Ignore

The 10 Most Common Weight Loss Tips You Should Ignore

It's time to reconsider everything you once held true about dieting.
The Four Simple Lifestyle Hacks That Help You Burn Fat Fast

The Four Simple Lifestyle Hacks That Help You Burn Fat Fast

Shedding those last few kilos can be an uphill battle.
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Eat Your Way to a Flat Belly With These 10 Foods

Eat Your Way to a Flat Belly With These 10 Foods

Say hello to a slimmer waistline supported by science.
Start Tackling Your Belly Fat Today With These 9 Cheats

Start Tackling Your Belly Fat Today With These 9 Cheats

Besides being pretty unsexy, belly fat is also dangerous, raising the risk of hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes.

Lose Weight By Planning a Weekend Sleep In

Go ahead and press the snooze button for your alarm. Better yet, don't even set one.
The 8 Weight Loss Roadblocks Holding You Back

The 8 Weight Loss Roadblocks Holding You Back

Stuck in a weight-loss plateau? These surprising factors may be preventing you from reaching your goal weight.
Eat Right to Lose Weight and Put Your Calorie Counter to Work for You

Eat Right to Lose Weight and Put Your Calorie Counter to Work for You

Counting calories to lose weight has fallen out of vogue, with many diets instead focusing instead on eliminating or drastically reducing carbs or unhealthy fats, but that doesn't mean counting calories can't help you achieve your weight-loss goals.
The Healthiest Part of An Avocado is Usually Found in the Bin

The Healthiest Part of An Avocado is Usually Found in the Bin

What most people consider the waste of wastes could actually be the gem of gems.

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