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Carbohydrates Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Carbohydrates.

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The Truth About Carbohydrates

It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Party Food

Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Counting ''Net'' Carbs

Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means! There a...  Read more

Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes

When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  Read more

First Day..Low carbohydrate must be followed
Updated 10/20/2014 9:57:46 PM

I am beginning Spark today. My doctor wants me to follow a very low carbohydrate meal plan. I am a type 2 diabetic. I am not that concerned with calories. How do I track my carbohydrates? Ann E....  Read more

Carbohydrate alternatives?
Updated 10/5/2014 8:14:58 PM

Here's a list of things I can't have. Please tell me alternative carbohydrates that are filling and have lots of calories: Gluten Wheat Rice ANY forms of beans Acidic and strong tasting vegetables and fruits such as ginger or citrus Ve...  Read more

Carbohydrates
Updated 5/3/2014 10:21:21 AM

Okay. So total carbs, sugars, and dietary fiber... I noticed something and I am veeeeery curious. Take, for example, 1 cup of sliced green bell peppers. 9.0g total carbs. 1.6g dietary fiber. 4.6g sugars. That leaves 2.8g of carbs that are n...  Read more

Celiac and Carbohydrates
Updated 3/12/2014 1:33:50 PM

I was diagnosed with celiac disease 5 years ago. Since then I cut a lot of food out of my diet, and replaced pasta and bread products with gluten free options. Those gf foods unfortunately are LOADED with sodium, fat, etc. So in an effort to lose wei...  Read more

Carbohydrates
Updated 3/12/2014 6:51:15 AM

How important are carbs?...  Read more

Sugar feeds every cell in the body, including cancer cells.

Sugar feeds every cell in the body, including cancer cells. Simple sugars enter the bloodstream quickly & cause a rise in insulin & other growth promoting hormones. High levels of these hormones may increase the growth of cancer cells. Complex carbo...  Read more

yogurt that eats like a full fat dessert

Yoplait fat free red velvet yogurt, a rich tasting treat that stops my cravings for rich, sugary, carbohydrate loaded desserts.224...  Read more

Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)

SCD is based on 'Breaking the Vicious Cycle' by Elaine Gottschall, for Coeliac/Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's, Irritable Bowel Disease & Syndrome, Diverticulitis, Autism, Cystic Fibrosis...  Read more

Food on the Run: Chipotle Mexican Grill

"Food with Integrity" is the holistic philosophy that guides the Chipotle restaurant chain. Some of the key words that are used in their "food with integrity" motto include words like unprocessed, sustainable, naturally raised, ad...  Read more

Food on the Run: Quiznos

Thank you for your continued interest in the Food on the Run series.Because of your suggestions, this week we take a look at Quiznos.Our goal remains to highlight healthier menu items that are around 250 calories and less than 10 grams of fat per ser...  Read more

Good Carbohydrates Bad Carbohydrates

Gary Taubes, wrote “Good Calories Bad Calories”, the book that changed my life. It provided evidence; in no uncertain terms, that Fat is neither bad nor unhealthy or, in the absence of carbohydrates, responsible for the fat in our bodies, elevated c...  Read more

Day 37 Carbohydrates the right way....

So, I am being real and mindful about my overall carbohydrates.....cutting my intake of them by 50% and see what happens, mostly how I feel, but also if this will jump start my weight loss!...  Read more