Tag Archives: carbohydrates

Why Fiber?

What do we know about fiber?  There has to be more of a benefit than the fact that it helps you go number 2, right?  While this is a well-known health benefit of fiber, there are indeed several other benefits … Continue reading

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Busting The Carbohydrate Myth: Why We Need Carbs

One diet after another is hitting the market telling us to limit our carbohydrate intake because it’s making us fat…and we listen. After all, who are we to question what the “experts” say, right? Carbohydrates have been getting a bad … Continue reading

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Glycemic Index

I begin this week’s post with the age old question, “Why am I always hungry twenty minutes after eating Chinese food?!”  Why does it always seem that by the time you pack all the left over Chinese food into the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Milk Motivation

Need a better inspiration to work out? How about rewarding yourself with a favorite childhood treat: Chocolate milk?  You read that right.  Recent studies have shown low-fat chocolate milk provides a better carbohydrate/protein ratio than other sports drinks, proving to … Continue reading

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