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By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Many, if not most of us, tend to compare ourselves to others who we believe are “naturally” skinny, or born with a fast metabolism, etc. When in reality, EVERYONE is working on … Continue reading
By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Hopefully we all know by now how much damage an excess of sugar can cause to our bodies. Harvard’s “The Nutrition Source” gives us the run down of what our daily sugar … Continue reading
For the last 20 years, Diabetes cases have been on the rise in staggering numbers. From 1990 to 2009, it was at a peak. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose or blood sugar is too high. This is your main source of energy and comes from the food that we intake in our bodies. Diabetes occurs when your body makes too much or not enough insulin, which is a hormone made by your pancreas.
By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are a macronutrient that provides fuel for the body. They are broken down into glucose in the body and are a big part in controlling your body’s blood glucose … Continue reading
By recent ASU nutrition student Alysia Nelson Part of an ongoing series of articles on the Ketogenic Diet “Sweet is the first taste humans prefer from birth,” says Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD, a dietitian and American Dietetic Association (ADA) spokeswoman.1 … Continue reading