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Macronutrients – Those Confusing Carbs!

Carbohydrates Sources: Carbohydrates come from plant and animal sources. The food groups that contain carbohydrates include grains, fruits, dairy, and vegetables. There are two main types of carbohydrates: simple carbohydrates (sugar) and complex carbohydrates (starch and fiber). Sugar: There are two types of sugars that people typically think of when talking about sugar in the…

How To Be a Healthy Snacker

  I am a snacker. I typically do not leave the house without two things: a snack and my water bottle. Snacking used to have a bad reputation. The standard American diet consisted of three square meals a day, not snacks. Snacking was linked in people’s minds with overeating and weight gain. It was a…