How much is your food worth? (GI part.3)










In previous posts I have been writing about GI basics. Today I will show you chart with GI for different food.  Food that measure a GI of 70 to 160 are considered as high GI foods; 56-69 are considered medium GI, and foods that measure <55 are low GI.



June 8, 2009 at 6:04 pm Leave a comment

How BMI accurate is??













Same BMI for both person!!

June 8, 2009 at 3:32 pm Leave a comment

BMI and BF%



The body mass index (BMI), is a statistical measurement which compares a person’s weight and height. Though it does not actually measure the percentage of body fat, it is a useful tool to estimate a healthy body weight based on how tall a person is. Due to its ease of measurement and calculation, it is the most widely used diagnostic tool to identify weight problem within a population including: underweight, overweight and obesity. Below I’m presenting BMI charts with signed underweight, overweight and obesity area. This charts will help you in considering diet needs.


June 4, 2009 at 7:08 pm Leave a comment

What affects the GI of food?

IMG_1474shortThe glycemic response to food, which in turn affects the insulin response, depends on the rate of gastric emptying, as well as on the rate of digestion and absorption of carbohydrates from the small intestine  and in addition on the effects of other food factors to potentate non-glucose mediated insulin secretion . A range of food factors have been identified as important determinants of the glyce-mic response to carbohydrate foods. (more…)

June 2, 2009 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment

GI – Glycemic Index – begining


In many popular magazines, even major books, we can find this magic sentence –  Glycemic Index. It is very common in case of nutrition to talk about food with low or high GI. It is also recommended to eat food with lower GI – it’s better for our healths and bodies. Why? I have heard this question many times, so today I would like to start cycle of the posts, which will help you to understand and define Glycemic Index issue. (more…)

May 29, 2009 at 4:41 pm Leave a comment

Prescribed breaks – failure of science or answer for our problems?


 I would like to show you how important psychology is in your diet. In “Prescribed Breaks”  studies scientists wanted to convict us that every break in dieting will provide problems in going back to diet. They thought, that even short break will effect with returning to old – bad nutrition habits. Scientists failed miserably with their hypothesis, making in the same time intriguing discovery.


May 26, 2009 at 4:29 pm Leave a comment

Hello world!

Hello world!


It’s my begining in Word Press program so please be patient! My Blog will be about Nutrition but I’m not going to talk about skinny girls from the covers of magazines…  I will try to support you with  information from science journals and books so if you have got any questions or suggestions,  please , send  me an email!

May 26, 2009 at 3:40 pm 1 comment