Tag Archives: Carbohydrates

In Defense of Carbohydrates

By Vanessa Evens a recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that carbs have a bad reputation. There are too many “low carb” diets to even keep track of, but all carbs are not created equal. Understanding what a carbohydrate … Continue reading

Share This:
Posted in Diet Tips, Fill Your Plate, Food, Food Facts, Health Tips, Healthy Eating | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Share This:
Posted in Diet Tips, Fill Your Plate, Food, Food Facts, Grocery, Health Tips, Healthy Eating, Produce | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Quality Carbohydrates

By Alise Robers, Recent ASU Nutrition Student The most important thing about carbohydrates is the type you choose to eat. Carbohydrates include sugars, starches, and fibers that work as the body’s main source of energy. We are probably most familiar … Continue reading

Share This:
Posted in Cooking, Diet Tips, Eggs, Fill Your Plate, Food, Fruit, Grain, Grocery, Health Tips, Healthy Eating, Produce | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are Carbohydrates Linked to Cancer In Any Way?

By Jessica Bombace, ASU Nutrition Student Cancer has affected all of us either indirectly or directly sometime in our lives.  I always wondered if any food that we ate had an impact on the risks of getting cancer. “You are what … Continue reading

Share This:
Posted in Cooking, Diet Tips, Fill Your Plate, Food, Health Tips, Healthy Eating, Produce | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment