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UNDERSTANDING CARBOHYDRATES, Sugar and Fiber

UNDERSTANDING CARBOHYDRATES, Sugar and Fiber

Carbohydrates – They aren’t just about sugar Carbohydrates are primarily a source of immediate energy for all of your body’s cells. Carbohydrates are organic molecules typically classified according to their structure. And, structurally speaking, there are two types of carbohydrates: simple and complex. Complex carbohydrates…

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Carbohydrates – Overview

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FOOD IS PART OF THE PRECISION NUTRITION NETWORK ALL CONTENT © PRECISION NUTRITION OVERVIEW Carbohydrates are made up of a collection of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen molecules. Sugars, starches, and fibers are all considered carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are typically classified by their general…

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Nutrition 101: Carbohydrates [INFOGRAPHIC]

Continuing with our Nutrition 101 series, today we’re talking carbohydrates! Love ’em or leave ’em (personally, I’m a fan), carbohydrates are found in pretty much everything – fruits and vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds, dairy, sweets, soda, the list goes on. It’s a good thing…

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Carbohydrate tolerance:

Is your ability to eat carbs determined by your genes? By Helen Kollias Ever wonder why some people can eat bushels of bananas without gaining a pound, but you seem to gain weight by just looking at a potato? Maybe it’s your genes. But just because…

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