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!
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By now, you're probably no stranger to the notion of step counting and wearable activity trackers. If it seems as though everyone you know is wearing one version or another, that could be the case, In fact, one in five U.S. adults wears a fi... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin... Read more
Ok, I like Fiber One brownies but OMGravy! I just tried a 80 calorie Special K Brownie Divine Fudge...so rich and deep deep chocolate flavor, also more moist than F1! Give em a shot if that's your thing.... Read more
Do raw and cooked veggies have the same amount of fiber?
For instance, say 100 grams of broccoli contains x grams of fiber. If I take that 100 grams and cook it, does the fiber content remain the same? How about its effect on the body?
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Reaching protein goals has been challenging. Then I discovered the Smart Carb #1 Bread from Julian Bakery. It contains 12g of protein, 12g fiber, 13g carbohydrates and is only 109 calories. It makes it easier to meet protein and fiber goals. This bre... Read more
Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
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