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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Weight Loss Articles

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Many, if not most of us, tend to compare ourselves to others who we believe are “naturally” skinny, or born with a fast metabolism, etc. When in reality, EVERYONE is working on … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Articles on Quitting Sugar, Soda, and More

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Hopefully we all know by now how much damage an excess of sugar can cause to our bodies. Harvard’s “The Nutrition Source” gives us the run down of what our daily sugar … Continue reading

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Diabetes Cases are Dropping

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.

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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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