Improved Recovery from Prolonged Exercise Following the Consumption of Low Glycemic Index Carbohydrate Meals
- ROUGH GUIDE. // Food Manufacture;Mar2004, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p131
Presents information on the glycemic index. Definition; Importance of the glycemic index to diabetics; Significance of the glycemic index.
- Good Health and Good Living. Canning, Clare // Middle East;Feb2009, Issue 397, p62
This article explains that diet is critical to keeping up energy levels and by controlling what you eat he can achieve optimum performance throughout the day. Energy is stored in your muscles and your liver. These energy stores are used to fuel your day-to-day activity, exercise and to maintain...
- Healthy High-Fiber Carbs, from Grains to Fruits. // Environmental Nutrition;Apr2012, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p1
The article focuses on the study which suggests that slowly digested, high-fiber, low-glycemic carbs are beneficial for people suffering from diabetes which include whole grains, fruits, and legumes.
- The Glycemic Index: Useful Tool for Athletes? Sonnenburg, Beth // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar2000, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p167
Details the use of the glycemic index (GI) for athletes. Limitations of the index; Origin of GI; Findings of a study on the intake of high-GI foods. INSET: Just the Facts.
- Glycemic Index-A New Tool in Sport Nutrition? Burke, Louise M.; Collier, Gregory R.; Hargreaves, Mark // International Journal of Sport Nutrition;Dec1998, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p401
Discusses the role of the glycemic index (GI) in ranking carbohydrate (CHO)-rich foods to achieve specific goals of sport nutrition and meet the athlete's total nutritional needs. Factors influencing the digestion and absorption rate and the GI of CHO-rich foods; Definition and determinants of...
- Glycaemic index is key to risk of fatty liver disease. Tanday, Sanjay // GP: General Practitioner;9/21/2007, p2
The article reports on a research conducted by U.S. researchers that found that eating a diet rich in foods with a high glycaemic index, such as white bread and sugary breakfast cereals, can lead to fatty liver disease. The researchers used mice to investigate the effects of diet on the...
- LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX DIETS: SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION. Biltz, Peggy; Hoolihan, Lori // Dairy Field;Mar2006, Vol. 189 Issue 3, p53
The article reports that glycemic index (GI) is getting much coverage in the consumer press and in health and nutrition journals in the U.S. There is a popular notion that GI diets help with weight loss efforts, control blood sugar levels and prolong physical endurance. But there are a number of...
- Let Them Eat Cake... Stacey, Michelle // O, The Oprah Magazine;Jul2004, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p107
Provides information on the nutritional effects of carbohydrates on the body. Overview of several concepts about consuming foods with carbohydrate; List of foods which provide healthy carbohydrates; Use of the Glycemic Index, a formula for losing weight, on measuring the effect of carbohydrates...
- FOODS FOR FITNESS. Hanson, Sarah // Director (00123242);Jan2010, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p59
The article presents various dietary tips that are believed to enhance the intensity and duration of an exercise session. It is recommended to store muscle glycogen by eating carbohydrate-rich food before an exercise session so as not to become exhausted easily. A meal consisting of...