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High-Energy Diet: 5 Ways to Fuel Your Body

High-Energy Diet: 5 Ways to Fuel Your Body

Our bodies, as many say, are like cars; they need the right kind of fuel to run well. That means an energy diet that provides the proper vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to keep your strength steady throughout the day.

You may already adhere to a high-energy diet. But if you find

Don’t Fall for the Anti-Carb Craze; Carbs Are Your Primary Fuel Source

If you’re confused about carbohydrates, it’s not surprising. Dietary carbohydrates (carbs) have been accused of packing on belly fat and sending blood glucose soaring. On the flip side, a recent study showed that following a dietary pattern that included pasta, a high-carb food, resulted in weight loss.

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Choose Healthy Carbs Over a Low-Carb Diet

Choose Healthy Carbs Over a Low-Carb Diet

The word “carbohydrate”—or “carb” for short—has become somewhat of a taboo word over the past few years when discussing a healthy, balanced diet. Many believe that a low-carb diet is the key to weight loss and maintenance, but a healthy carb diet is, in most cases, a better choice.

Let’s take

Ask Dr Etingin: Olive Oil; Carbohydrates

Q. A friend told me not to cook foods in olive oil because it has a low smoke point. Is she correct?
A. It depends on the type of olive oil. Unrefined, cold-pressed or expeller-pressed extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) has an estimated smoke point of 375° to 410°. EVOO is suitable

10 Natural Ways to Ease the Discomfort of PMS

10 Natural Ways to Ease the Discomfort of PMS

Every time her period arrives, Carla has to call in sick and take medication to overcome the pain. Mercedes, on the other hand, feels some relief when she finally gets her period. And that’s because for a week or two before her period starts she experiences physical and emotional signs

Carbohydrates Are Not the Enemy: You Need Them for Energy

Foods high in carbohydrates have been vilified by many popular fad diets, and they continue to get a lot of negative press. But your body needs carbs to function optimally—the key is eating the right kinds of carbs.

“In reality, carbs are the main source of fuel for your brain and

High-Quality Carbs Can Help With Weight and Blood Glucose Control

If you’re confused about carbohydrates, it’s not surprising; carbs have been portrayed as dietary villians that pack on belly fat and send blood glucose levels soaring. It is true that eating a lot of highly processed, high-carb foods can contribute to weight gain and high blood glucose levels. However, not

Carbohydrates: It’s the Quality That Counts

Supporters of low-carbohydrate diets frequently claim that cutting out most or all carbs is key to losing weight or eating a more nutritious diet—but this approach isn’t supported by clinical research. “Carbohydrates are the main source of fuel for your brain, and an extremely important source of energy for your

Ask the Doctor: Carbohydrates

Q. I’m confused about foods that contain carbohydrates—I’ve read that carbs are good sources of energy, but I’ve also read that eating too many carbs is unhealthy. Will you provide some basic information about carbs?

A. Carbs are the main source of fuel for your brain and an important source of

Question on Basic Facts About Carbs

Q. I’m confused about foods that contain carbohydrates—I’ve read that carbs are good sources of energy, but I’ve also read that eating too many carbs is unhealthy. Can you provide some basic facts about carbs?

A. Carbs are the main source of fuel for your brain and an important source of

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