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There is so much discussion about the glycemic index of foods these days - many diet books incorporate the concept into their specific plans. It can … [Read more...] about Use the Glycemic Index to Choose Good Carbs
Fad diets come and go - the Low Carb diets have received a lot of attention in the past few years yet again - since it became unpopular in the 70s. … [Read more...] about Low Carb Diets – Do they work?