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Entries in carb myths (3)


Myth busting: Carbohydrates

Here’s the first in our series on macronutrient myths and factoids, where we’ll explore both the popular and more obscure misconceptions about carbohydrates, protein and fat.

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Consuming Carbohydrates

Carbohydrate consumption is filled with misconceptions and food industry influence. As Americans, we have a strong affinity for highly processed foods, carbohydrate-rich meals and snack foods. Determining the right amount of carbohydrate intake for an individual may be the most challenging part of creating an optimal nutrition plan.

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Comparing Low-Fat and Low-Carb

Dr. Atkins may have brought a heightened awareness of the use of low-carbohydrate diets, but their use in weight-loss is hardly new. They have been used in clinical practice since the 1800s. However, if you ask the average person about whether they are safe or healthy, you'll receive quite a mix of responses. More than likely, most people will say they are...

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