LikeTweetFrom my experience in speaking with individuals struggling with weight loss it has come to my attention that many individuals out there do not know what The Glycemic Index is. Many people seem to have heard of it, but few
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After continuously losing weight for several weeks or even months, your weight seems to have suddenly stopped at a particular number, and unfortunately, it is still 10 to 30 pounds short of your ultimate weight goal. You face the almost unbelievable truth that you have stopped losing any more weight because your trusty low-carb diet seems to have malfunctioned and suddenly stopped working! And you ask yourself, “WHY?”
Carb/starch blockers are a form of dietary supplement that contain white kidney bean extracts. These extracts help block the amount of carbohydrates that your body absorbs. By reducing the amount of carbs absorbed they reduce your body’s whole day caloric intake. Many people feel that these supplements are great for people who can no resist the urge of consuming carbs/starches. Some advocates even suggest that these pills are good for diabetics, since they lower the glycemic index of the food consumed by the user.
Counting carbs is not always easy, but understanding them is half the battle. While fiber may be tricky, it’s considered a good carb and should be thought of as such. White sugar and white bread are much higher on the Glycemic Index, putting us more at risk for diabetes. But those foods that are low help our digestive system feel more full when we are eating.
Are you experiencing mood swings, the jitters or tired? These are all signs of caffeine withdrawal. You have drank so much soda that your body has become dependent on it. It’s become conditioned to having caffeine to get through the day—and this is not a good way to live. Let these withdrawals come and then ease yourself off of caffeine.