Carbs: Not All Are Equal!
Carbohydrates are one of the most misunderstood nutrients of our time! Unless the only foods you eat are meat, butter, and oil-carbs are impossible to avoid. That’s right-carbohydrates are in fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, milk, yogurt, and sweet foods such as candy, cookies, cakes, soda, etc. The fact that carbs are in so many different types of food is precisely why they have such a bad reputation. Carbs in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are metabolized different
Is Low Carb Really Better For Weight Loss?
What’s the best diet for weight loss-low carb or low fat? What if I told you it doesn’t matter? Newly published research in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at the effects of a low fat vs a low carbohydrate diet for weight loss in 609 overweight adults. All participants in the weight loss study ate 1500-1700 calories per day for one year, with half of the participants assigned a low fat eating plan and the other half assigned a low carbohydrate eating