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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
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
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