Inflammation becomes harmful when it is prolonged and begins to damage healthy cells. Persistent inflammation underlies a variety of chronic medical conditions, including diabetes. To reduce levels of inflammation an anti-inflammatory diet can be helpful.
The glycemic index is a scale out of 100 that ranks foods containing carbohydrate by how much they raise blood sugar levels. There are 3 categories – high, medium or low glycemic index.
Summer may seem like a distant memory these days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fill your plate with some delicious, fruits and vegetables all the same. In fact, here are 10 home-grown fruits and vegetables available year-round in Canada.
A tropical fruit that’s deliciously sweet, the mango is lauded for its bright yellow flesh and unique flavor, along with a host of health benefits.
Eating fruits that have a low glycemic index can help keep your blood sugar levels at target. Here are 10 fruits that should be on your list.
You may be familiar with the advice that, when grocery shopping, it’s best to shop the perimeter of the store where fresh foods such as fruits, vegetables, milk products, meat and fish are usually found. This article will focus on navigating the grocery store for fruits.