What types of carbs should diabetics/others limit?

When I was first diagnosed with diabetes my doctor told me to reduce the amount of fruit I ate since fruit contains fructose and spikes blood sugar levels. I tested this theory with a glucose test meter and it’s a fact: my blood sugar rose when eating fruit. His request to cut back on fruit […]

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Why bodybuilders (and you) need carbs

I’ll be really happy and everyone will be a whole lot healthier when this low-carb, high-fat, high-protein faze goes away. Many of those interested in losing fat are eating low-carbohydrate, high-protein and high-fat diets, or high-protein and low-fat diets. Many of those folks look great now, but what’s the point if those results are only […]

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Are carbs bad for weight loss?

There are so many diets out there it’s no wonder everyone is confused. Carbohydrates from fruit, vegetables, whole grains, peas, nuts and beans are good for you. They have fiber, nutrients and fill you up. Carbohydrates give you energy. If you don’t eat carbs you will be lethargic and constipated. You’ll also be nutrient deficient. […]

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