Tag Archives: Carbs

Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Articles on the Keto Diet

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     The keto diet has become very popular in just the last few years, citing weight loss and many other benefits for people with certain health problems like arthritis or PCOS. But is … Continue reading

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Is it Time to Reduce Your Glycemic Index?

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   I often must ask myself, “am I eating too much sugar or poor-quality carbs?” The holidays are our excuse to often ignore this question. But a recent study is creating more conviction … Continue reading

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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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Three Steps to Going Low-Carb

By Kevin Dietmeyer, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Slow carb, no carb, carb cycles and planned carbohydrate re-feeds.  What’s right for you? Low carb is certainly nothing new and recently there has been an entirely new wave of low carb curtailers that have given the nix … Continue reading

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