Carbohydrates

Reblog: Should You Count Carbs to Lose Weight?

Are you considering counting carbs to lose weight? Dieters often get confused about whether they should count carbohydrates, count fat or count calories to lose weight. Certainly, there is no shortage of controversy in medical and fitness communities about which method is best. The debate often plays out in the media, leaving consumers baffled. If you want to lose weight, which method should you choose? An important article in the Journal of the American Medical Association supports the use of a low-carbohydrate diet for weight maintenance. But after it was published, it inspir...
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Reblog: Carb Cycling: A Beginner’s Guide

Nutrition trends come and go in waves. First, we were scared of eating too much fat. Then the conversation started to shift, and we started demonizing carbs.In a way, our fear of carbs makes sense. Carbohydrates make up a large portion of your daily calories, and eating too much of the not-so-great kind, like sugary drinks, white bread, and cookies, can be problematic if you’re looking to lose weight or just get healthier.So you might choose to cut out carbs altogether, but that type of restriction isn’t entirely necessary. Eating the right kind of carbs, like oats and brown rice, provides y...
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Managing your Diabetes

Managing your Diabetes
World Diabetes Day is on November 14, 2014 and the focus is on healthy living and diabetes. It highlights healthy eating and its importance both in the prevention of type 2 diabetes and the effective management of diabetes to avoid complications. Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. There are 382 million people living with Diabetes. By 2035, 592 million people or one person in ten will have the disease. People with diabetes have an increase...
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