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smiling woman holding a bowl of vegetable salad

The Ultimate List of High-Fiber, Low-Carb Foods

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
May 13, 2022
man wearing CGM riding exercise bike

Why Is My Blood Sugar High During or After Exercise?

Leann Poston
,
MD, MBA, M.Ed
May 13, 2022
Person driving in car with a scenic view of mountains, trees, and the ocean

How To Eat And Maintain Stable Blood Sugar While Traveling

Julia Zakrzewski
,
RD
May 11, 2022
Grand mother baking with her granddaughter

Sugar Substitutes That Won’t Raise Blood Sugar

Julia Zakrzewski
,
RD
May 10, 2022
Body Signals Podcast

Lifting Weights to Lose Weight an Interview with Lift Society's Dave and Dylan Schenk

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
May 9, 2022
four bowls filled with nuts: cashews, almonds, pecans, and peanuts

Are Nuts Good for Managing Blood Sugar?

Laura M. Ali
,
MS, RDN, LDN
May 4, 2022
Woman chopping cilantro and putting into a mason jar

Slow-Digesting Carbs and Blood Sugar Control

Julia Zakrzewski
,
RD
May 3, 2022
Person scooping flavored yogurt—an ultra-processed food—out of container

How Ultra-Processed Foods Affect Blood Sugar

Julia Zakrzewski
,
RD
May 3, 2022
a heap of ground cinnamon on a square plate next to a bundle of rolled cinnamon sticks

Can Cinnamon Lower Blood Sugar Levels?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 28, 2022
A man and woman doing lunges in a park just after sunrise

Should You Exercise Before or After Breakfast?

Ashley Pitt
,
CPT, Pn1
April 28, 2022
coffee brewing via pour-over technique

Does Coffee Raise Blood Sugar?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 25, 2022
Close up shot of Signos CGM on woman's right tricep.

Are CGMs Accurate?

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
April 22, 2022
three women laughing while on a springtime walk

Can Seasonal Allergies Spike Blood Sugar?

Danielle Kelvas
,
MD
April 21, 2022
Various low glycemic fruits displayed on a round tabletop

Low-Glycemic Fruits

Julia Zakrzewski
,
RD
April 19, 2022
Woman at grocery store holding a head of cabbage and reaching for a leek

9 Best Vegetarian Protein Options

Laura M. Ali
,
MS, RDN, LDN
May 4, 2022
Various low-glycemic vegetables displayed on a wooden tabletop

Low-Glycemic Vegetables

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 19, 2022
Body Signals

Why You Can't Out-Exercise a Bad Diet, an Interview with Nicole Aucoin from Healthy Steps Nutrition

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
April 15, 2022
Mediterranean diet foods on a wooden table, including: vegetables, fruits, nuts, fish, and olive oil

Mediterranean Diet and Blood Sugar

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
May 4, 2022
A glass of milk on a wooden cheese board surrounded by nuts and figs

Dairy and Blood Sugar: Does Lactose Cause Glucose Spikes?

Julia Zakrzewski
,
RD
April 16, 2022
Various fruits and vegetables displayed on a table

Is the DASH Diet Good for Weight Loss?

Laura M. Ali
,
MS, RDN, LDN
April 13, 2022
Woman—with outstretched arms—wearing a CGM plus Signos sport cover on her left tricep

The Scientific Evidence for Using CGMs for Weight Loss

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
April 7, 2022
Various legumes sorted into ceramic dishes

Legumes & Beans: Health & Weight Loss Benefits

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
April 13, 2022
Doctor in white coat writing on clipboard while talking to patient

Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes: Symptoms, Risk Factors, and What You Can Do

Leann Poston
,
MD, MBA, M.Ed
May 3, 2022
Body-Signals

Four Healthy Habits to Bolster Your Immune System, an Interview with Dr. Heather Moday

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
April 4, 2022
Person kneading bread on a floured countertop

5 High-Fiber Low-Glycemic Bread Recipes

Kelsey Butler
,
MS, RDN
May 13, 2022
Picture of Thomas DeLauer posing, arms crossed and smiling

CGMs for Non-Diabetics: Improve Weight Loss, Sleep, Stress, and Exercise Timing

Thomas DeLauer
,
Health & Fitness Lifestyle Coach
April 22, 2022
Man, dressed in business casual clothing, walking up a flight of stairs

Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) for Weight Loss

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
March 29, 2022
Woman smiling while looking at a recipe on her phone in the kitchen

How to Control Blood Sugar Spikes After Meals

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
May 13, 2022
Various powdered supplements displayed on a tabletop

Finding the Right Powder Supplement: Tips From a Doctor

Danielle Kelvas
,
MD
April 16, 2022
Woman putting chalk on her hands before picking up a kettlebell

Using Metabolic Workouts to Speed Up Your Metabolism (And Training Time)

Ashley Pitt
,
CPT, Pn1
April 27, 2022
Aging woman smiling at herself in the bathroom mirror

Vitamin D Health Benefits And Its Impact On Your Glucose Metabolism

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
April 12, 2022
Man powdering bread dough with flour

Best Breads to Minimize Blood Sugar Spikes

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 6, 2022
Illustration of a person's hand holding a fork near a clock that reads 1:15.

Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
March 12, 2022
Woman standing outside during a nature walk

How to Reduce Inflammation

Danielle Kelvas
,
MD
May 3, 2022
Body Signals Podcast

How Nature Wants Us to Be Fat, An Interview with Dr. Richard Johnson

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
March 3, 2022
woman cutting vegetables for a low-carb meal

Is a Low-Carb Diet Healthy? 

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
May 3, 2022
A clump of mushrooms on a purple background

Health Benefits of Eating More Mushrooms

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
May 13, 2022
Person grabbing medication out of daily medication reminder container

Medications That Can Cause Weight Gain

Cathleen McKnight
,
DNP, MS, NP-C, NCMP
February 25, 2022
Women working out in a gym; slightly out of focus

How to Calculate Your Target Heart Rate for Weight Loss

Ashley Pitt
,
CPT, Pn1
March 29, 2022
A grouping of "healthy" foods, including bananas, vegetables, and organic items

Food Bias: How Diet Culture Tries to Tell Us What to Eat

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
March 29, 2022
Woman stepping on a smart scale as she gets out of bed

How Diet Culture Feeds Weight Bias and Stigma

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
February 25, 2022
View in the Signos app showing a blood sugar response to an english muffin and butter spiking at 161 ml/dL at 9:44am

Does Vinegar Lower Blood Glucose Levels? 

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
April 13, 2022
Woman standing outside of a restaurant and pre-tracking her meal in the Signos app. On the back of her left arm is the Signos CGM.

5 Tips for Tracking Meals (Plus Top Food Tracking Apps for 2022)

Kelsey Butler
,
MS, RDN
February 25, 2022
Body Signals

How to Find Your Best Carb with Host Bill Tancer and This Week's Guest and Best-Selling Author, Robb Wolf

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
February 25, 2022
a happy middle aged woman dressed in business casual clothes

Weight Loss for Women Over 40: Lose Weight Before, During, & After Menopause

Cathleen McKnight
,
DNP, MS, NP-C, NCMP
April 13, 2022
Two men energetically discussing work by a computer

Improving Sleep Quality: How to Not Wake Up Tired

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
February 25, 2022
Hunger Signals

Signs of Hunger: Recognizing True Hunger & How Your Glucose Can Guide You

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
March 12, 2022
Woman doctor discussing care plan with patient during office visit

BMI And Your Health: What You Should Know

Danielle Kelvas
,
MD
February 25, 2022
Body Signals

The Great Apple Experiment - How Much Does an Apple Spike Glucose?

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
February 25, 2022
A colorful medley of produce spilling out of a bag onto a table

Fruits And Vegetables: Eating Colors For Optimal Health

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
April 19, 2022
An example of a low-sugar meal; a bowl of chick peas, broccoli, avocado, and ground chicken.

The Ultimate Guide to Low-Sugar Foods

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
May 13, 2022
Mom holding her newborn baby and smiling in hospital bed

Postpartum Weight Loss: What To Expect And How To Shed Baby Weight

Cathleen McKnight
,
DNP, MS, NP-C, NCMP
February 25, 2022
Example of a low-glycemic lunch bowl with vegetables

Easy Low-Glycemic Lunch Ideas

Kelsey Butler
,
MS, RDN
May 4, 2022
Woman leisurely reading at home on a sofa near a window

How and Why to Optimize Your Brain Health

Peter Palmieri
,
MD
April 13, 2022
Man chopping vegetables on a white cutting board

5 Low-Glycemic Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Kelsey Butler
,
MS, RDN
April 19, 2022
Body Signals Podcast

How to Rock an "Exercise Snack" and what's the deal with insulin resistance with RD Taylor Fazio, from the Lanby and host Bill Tancer.

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
April 5, 2022
Three women laughing around a table of various breads, spreads, and beverages.

Low-Carb Diets for Weight Loss: Do They Work?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 6, 2022
Close up shot of vials of blood drawn from patients to track their blood glucose

Why Would a Non-Diabetic Want to Track Their Glucose?

Amelia Sharp
,
writer
March 12, 2022
Woman wearing workout clothes and wearing apple watch

Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

Leann Poston
,
MD, MBA, M.Ed
March 28, 2022
Woman eating sprouts, tomato, and crostini with a fork and knife

Macros Vs. Micros: What You Need to Know for Optimal Health

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 12, 2022
Food on a white table including grapefruit, scallions, purple cabbage, a green apple, and a head of cauliflower

What Are Macronutrients? A Guide to Mastering Your Macros

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 6, 2022
Microscopic rendering of DNA strands

Bio-Individuality: What It Is & Why It Matters For Weight Loss

Andrew J. Funk
,
DC, DACNB
March 16, 2022
Woman smiling and talking to a friend while on a walk in a park

How to Start Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Andrew J. Funk
,
DC, DACNB
February 25, 2022
Joyful woman cooking vegetables in a stainless steel pot

Benefits of Sustainable Weight Loss

Landon Pemper
,
writer
February 25, 2022
Woman running at dawn

Reasons for Weight Gain: Genes, Lifestyle, or Both?

Andrew J. Funk
,
DC, DACNB
February 25, 2022
A woman sitting at a counter writing a New Year's resolution in a journal

Realistic Weight Loss Goals: How to Set Weight Loss Goals You Won't Quit

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
March 30, 2022
Body Signals Podcast

How Being Kind to Yourself Can Help Healthy Weight Loss, an Interview with Dr. Erika Holiday

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
February 25, 2022
A close up shot of a white bowl of gingerbread cookies decorated with white icing

Holiday Healthy Eating Tips That Won’t Stress You Out

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
February 25, 2022
Woman sitting on balance board on the beach in the morning

7 Everyday Foods That Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels

Landon Pemper
,
writer
May 4, 2022
A casserole dish filled with cooked lasagna with a hand pulling a forkful of lasagna with strings of melted cheese hanging down

How Many Cheat Meals a Week Can You Have and Maintain Fitness?

Amelia Sharp
,
writer
February 25, 2022
A Black couple cooking in the kitchen together

Average Weight Loss Per Week: How Much Can You Lose?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
April 13, 2022
two whole grain waffles on a plate, topped with blueberries and drizzled with syrup

Sucrose 101: What Is Sucrose?

Landon Pemper
,
writer
February 25, 2022
Three Hispanic woman standing close to one another. Each woman is a bit overweight, and might want to lose weight

Weight Loss for Beginners: What You Need to Know to Lose Weight

Leann Poston
,
MD, MBA, M.Ed
February 25, 2022
Overhead angle of people eating pizza

How to Stop Overeating: Tips From a Registered Dietitian

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
March 29, 2022
Body Signals Podcast

Hot Takes with Melanie Avalon on Bio-hacking, Intermittent Fasting and Wine for Weight Loss

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
December 3, 2021
A close up shot of a woman with her ankles crossed, relaxing in a bubble bath. Taking a bath is a good way to ease holiday stress.

18 Self-Care Ideas to Ease Holiday Stress

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
December 21, 2021
Woman powerlifiting a heavy barbell over her head. This is an example of anaerobic exercise.

14 Health Benefits of Anaerobic Exercise

Signos team
,
Staff Writers
January 20, 2022
A woman sleeping in bed with an eye mask over her eyes

What Should Your Blood Sugar Be at Bedtime?

Courtney Schmidt
,
PharmD
February 4, 2022
Women of different ages and ethic backgrounds having coffee and talking

The Science Behind Weight Loss for Women

Leann Poston
,
MD, MBA, M.Ed
February 25, 2022
A hand holding a fork over a bowl of chickpeas, vegetables, and quinoa, a meal high in probiotics that's good for gut health and weight loss

Gut Health and Weight Loss: Is There A Connection?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
February 25, 2022
Close up shot on a slice of low glycemic apple tart, a Thanksgiving recipe

Low-Glycemic Thanksgiving Recipes

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
April 19, 2022
Middle Eastern woman walking down a street, an exercise that may help influence what you weigh

Set Point Weight: What Is it and Can it Impact Your Weight Loss Goals?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
February 25, 2022
A black man drinking water from a reusable water bottle

Drinking Water to Lower Blood Sugar? Does it Work? How Much?

Signos team
,
Staff Writers
April 28, 2022
A young man sitting on a couch with his hands over his face. He's stressed, which can cause blood sugar to rise.

Can Stress Cause High Blood Sugar?

Signos team
,
Staff Writers
April 21, 2022
Two women wearing CGMs and Signos patches on their arms do a high five

Signos Launches Out of Stealth Mode

Signos team
,
Staff Writers
January 20, 2022
A Latinx woman using an ab roller to do core exercises in a gym

What Is Metabolic Health?

Leann Poston
,
MD, MBA, M.Ed
May 2, 2022
image of a white plate and silver fork with white pasta, a food to avoid for weight loss

8 Foods to Avoid for Weight Loss

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
January 20, 2022
A bunch of people toasting each other with alcoholic drinks, most of which raise your blood sugar

The Relationship Between Alcohol and Your Blood Sugar

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
February 25, 2022
A close up shot of a burger with fried onion rings and a bottle of coke in the background. This food and drink can add to lower belly fat.

How to Burn Off Your Lower Belly Fat

Signos team
,
Staff Writers
January 20, 2022
A man bending down to pick up a barbell, a weightlifting exercise that burns calories

How Many Calories Are Burned Weightlifting?

Amelia Sharp
,
writer
January 20, 2022
A Hispanic woman and man sitting on a bench, smiling at each other.

What Is Impaired Fasting Glucose and Why Does it Matter for Your Health?

Caitlin Beale
,
MS, RDN
March 12, 2022
A man running on a paved path with a fence

Does Running Burn Belly Fat?

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
February 25, 2022
a woman climbing up a hill, a metaphor for a weight loss plateau

15 Ways to Outfox a Weight Loss Plateau

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
March 26, 2022
A close up shot of a hunk of medium steak, a meat that many people eat on a ketogenic diet.

Keto and Intermittent Fasting: Does it Work?

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
March 29, 2022
The Body Signal podcast image with a donut as the face of an alarm clock

6 Experiments to Personalize Your Weight Loss

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
February 25, 2022
An overhead shot of salad preparation, a meal that is unlikely to spike your blood sugar that may help you lose weight

Blood Sugar And Weight Loss: How Tracking Glucose Can Change Our Mindset

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
April 7, 2022
Close up shot of a woman cutting her food with a knife and fork

Glucose Metabolism: What Is It, Why We Need It, And How It Impacts Weight Loss

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
March 12, 2022
A close up shot of two women about to do weighted lunges, an exercise that can boost your metabolism

How to Speed Up Your Metabolism Naturally: 7 Ways

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
March 26, 2022
Woman wearing grey leggings and a sports bra holding a protein shake

What's Best? Protein Before or After a Workout?

Sabrina Tillman
,
Director of Content
April 27, 2022
A couple eating dinner on the couch; the woman is eating salad and the man is eating pizza. Photo by Andres Ayrton from Pexels

How to Use Signos to Conduct Your Own Metabolic Experiments

Bill Tancer
,
Chief of Data Science
February 25, 2022