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Entries in Carbohydrates (24)

Sunday
Feb212010

Gluten Confusion

Gluten has become a pretty mainstream nutrition term. Many people understand it is a health concern, but they don't know how or why. With as much as one-third of the population sensitive to gluten, it’s worth understanding more.

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Sunday
Nov082009

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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Sunday
Aug232009

High-Fructose Corn Syrup: Did we miss the most important message?

High Fructose Corn Syrup has been in the news for the past several years. The public opinion of this sugar source has been powerful enough to cause food manufacturers to begin replacing HFCS in many of their foods with alternative sugars. Even though HFCS may not be a nutritious ingredient in foods, the public may get misled into thinking the alternatives to this sugar are more healthy.

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