Category Archives: Carbohydrates

The low-down on high glycemic index foods

If you have been following the news in the world of nutrition, you are no stranger to the all too familiar pendulum swing of the use of the glycemic index or GI for meal planning.  This article will: Define the GI and … Continue reading

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Reading between the lines of a Nutrition label for hidden and “added” sugars!

In a previous post, we looked at the menace that sugar and HFCS can pose to our health. At the end of the day, even though we have emerging, “smoking gun” evidence against these caloric sweeteners, my take on it is that we … Continue reading

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Sweet, enticing and dangerous??: The truth behind sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup!

The sugar debate, (reminiscent of the fat debate) rages on with folks on either side of the aisle taking strong positions, as is true with most debates- especially those waged over politics, religion and of course…food! The shocking truth: What, … Continue reading

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