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Carbohydrates and Diabetes: What You Should Know.

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

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How a Ketogenic Diet Can Stop Sugar Addiction

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

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The Connection Between Childhood Obesity and Chronic Diseases

By Jessica Bombase, Recent ASU Nutrition Student 1 in 5 “school-aged” children are obese, according to the CDC. This statistic really scares me. This is one too many children being overweight and unhealthy in the early stage of life. In … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Better Eating

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Do you suffer from diabetes or know someone who does? According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2015 30.3 million Americans had diabetes, this number includes both diagnosed and undiagnosed cases. According to … Continue reading

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Eat Right and Help Stop Diabetes in its Tracks

There is no question that one of the greatest health threats of our time is the diabetes epidemic which already impacts 26 million Americans.  In addition to those already diagnosed with Type II diabetes, there are another 79 million with … Continue reading

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